How much will PSG pay to sack Mauricio Pochettino and the coaching staff this summer
Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) is expected to spend around 20 million euros to sever ties with Mauricio Pochettino and his staff. The former Tottenham Hotspur manager’s contract expires in the summer of 2023.
Despite having one of the best teams in the world, PSG failed to achieve their goal. They have had a brilliant start to the season but have been exhausted in the past few months.
They were knocked out of the French Cup by Nice before being knocked out of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 by Real Madrid despite a 2-0 lead with 29 minutes remaining.
Ten days later, on 20 March, they suffered another embarrassing defeat, this time in Ligue 1. arch-rivals Monaco gave their all to go home with a 3-0 victory over the hosts. early in the tournament, piled up the pressure. Pochettino.
Although sliding up, PSG top of the group, 12 points ahead of second-placed Marseille. With only nine games left to play, the French side are certain to win their eighth league title in ten years. However, that may not be enough for Pochettino to save his job.
While the Parisians plan to replace their underperforming manager, one report has shed light on how much the club will have to pay to sever ties with Pochettino. According to L’Equipe (via PSG culture), the Parisians will have to spend about 20 million euros to fire Pochettino and his staff. The Argentinian player alone will claim around 15 million euros, while the remaining 5 million euros will go towards compensation for his staff.
His two assistants, Jesus Perez and Miguel D’Agostino, earn €80,000 and €50,000 a month, respectively. Goalkeeping coach Tomi Jimenez also earns 50,000 euros a month.
The son of Pochettino and the team’s fitness coach Sebastiano Pochettino receives just over 20,000 euros a month. Pochettino himself earns 1.1 million euros a month, making him the highest-paid coach in the French top flight.
PSG pay 22 million euros for Laurent Blanc in severance contract
Successor to Carlo Ancelotti, Laurent Blanc was brought in to ensure continental success for the Parisians.
In 3 seasons, Blanc led the club to win 3 Ligue 1 titles, 2 French Cups, 3 French League Cups and 3 French Super Cups. Unfortunately, he faltered in the UEFA Champions League, leading to his dismissal in 2016.
PSG paid Blanc a whopping 22 million euros in allowance, making him the third highest-paid coach in history. Only Antonio Conte (€31.47 million) and Jose Mourinho (€23.52 million) earn more in severance deals (via Sun).