Pochettino Chelsea salary: Chelsea to make Mauricio Pochettino the highest-paid manager in football
Chelsea are reportedly preparing a bid to sign Mauricio Pochettino as their permanent manager in the summer of 2023.
The West London club is currently in 12th place in the Premier League and is facing the risk of relegation. They have already switched between four managers this season and are looking for a new long-term appointment.
Pochettino Chelsea salary: Pochettino has been without a club since he was sacked by Paris Saint-Germain in 2022. He is a highly-rated manager who has previously led Tottenham Hotspur to the Champions League final.
If Chelsea signs Pochettino, he will become one of the highest-paid managers in football. He is expected to earn £200,000 per week, which is around £400,000 per month and £10,400,000 per year.
Other managers who are interested in the Chelsea job include Luis Enrique and Erik ten Hag. However, Pochettino is seen as the favorite to get the job.
Pochettino appointed as new Chelsea manager
Chelsea have appointed Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager, the club announced on Tuesday.
Pochettino, 51, has signed a two-year contract with the Blues, after leaving Paris Saint-Germain in December 2022.
The Argentinian is a highly-rated manager who is known for his attacking style of play and his ability to develop young players.
He is expected to bring a new level of excitement to Chelsea, who have been under new ownership since March 2022 and are looking to rebuild their squad.
Pochettino’s first game in charge of Chelsea will be against Arsenal in the Premier League on August 6, 2023.