LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Mauricio Pochettino will fly to London to sign a three-year contract with Chelsea and begin making plans for the following campaign.
The Argentinean manager returns to London for the first time since quitting his position at Tottenham Hotspur in November 2019.
According to The Times, he will take a flight from Barcelona to the city this week to officially begin working as Chelsea’s new manager after agreeing to a three-year initial contract.
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Pochettino will be supported by a four-person coaching staff, which includes his son Sebastiano, a sports scientist, as well as assistant manager and head of conditioning Jesus Perez, first-team coach Miguel D’Agostino, goalkeeping coach Toni Jimenez, and first-team coach Miguel D’Agostino.
Frank Lampard, the temporary head coach, and the soon-to-be Chelsea manager have not yet spoken about the team, but Lampard will collaborate if Pochettino approaches him.
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Chelsea’s main goal in the forthcoming transfer window will be to trim down their roster by offloading a number of players.
However, they are also most likely to make a few significant additions, with a goalkeeper being the most crucial.
On Sunday, the Blues will play host to league-leading Manchester City.