London, May 29 (EFE).- Argentine Mauricio Pochettino will be Chelsea’s new coach for the next two seasons and with one more optional, the English Premier club announced on Monday.
The new 51-year-old “blue” coach replaces Frank Lampard after a turbulent campaign, in which the West London team has had up to four coaches and has been left out of European competitions.
Chelsea, acquired last season by the American billionaire Todd Boehly, relies on Pochettino’s experience in the Premier, after passing through Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur, to take advantage of a squad full of stars and built with the help of a checkbook ” Mauricio is a world-class coach with an outstanding track record. We are looking forward to having him at the club,” Chelsea’s owners, which includes, in addition to Boehly, Behdad Eghbali, José E. Feliciano, Mark Walter and Hansjörg, said in a statement today. Wyss.
They stressed that Pochettino is “recognized” for the “high energy” and “brightness” that characterize his teams, while he has earned a reputation for “helping young players” to develop “all their potential” within the framework of “a strong team spirit”.
Chelsea sporting directors Laurence Stewart and Paul also praised the Argentine’s “experience, high standards of excellence, character and leadership” today.
“He is a winning coach who has worked at the highest level, in multiple leagues and languages. His ethics, tactical approach and commitment to development have made him an exceptional candidate,” the two managers added.
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