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Zidane mull move to PSG

By Oviri Kelvin, Sports Editor

Mauricio Pochettino will not serve the remaining year left in the contract as the Argentine will be shown the way out of Paris Saint-Germain.

Though Les Parisien are yet to make the announcement, anyone among Zinedine Zidane, Jose Mourinho and Christophe Galtier has been pencilled down as possible replacement for the former Tottenham coach.

Pochettino joined PSG in 2021 after he left Tottenham and led the team to win a Ligue 1 trophy but failed to win the UEFA Champions League trophy most sought by Pac de Princes. The Trumpet Gathered

Though the Argentine coach managed the club to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 in 2021-2022 season, the hesitant PSG have reportedly agreed to allow him to leave.

According to the Telegraph, the Argentine coach had one year left to run on his contract and he and his staff are due a pay-off of up to 20 million euros.

The report added that Pochettino could have been a replacement for Antonio Conte should the Italian have left Tottenham or Manchester United if Erik ten Hag had not been engaged.

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Meanwhile, ex-Real Madrid boss, Zinedine Zidane, has rejected a move to become the new manager of PSG after the Pochettino has been told his services would no longer be needed henceforth.

In a report by Tribalfootball confirming that Pochettino has been sacked on Sunday, Zidane who was listed among Mourinho and Nice coach Christophe Galtier has snubbed the offer to join Les Parisien.

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