Chelsea incoming boss Pochettino set to make managerial return at Old Trafford
MAURICIO POCHETTINO’S return to the dugout will probably be at Manchester United as an alternative of Chelsea when he manages the World XI at Soccer Support.
Pochettino is ready to begin work formally at Chelsea on July 1 however beforehand will take cost for the UNICEF charity match in opposition to England at Old Trafford on June 11.
Pochettino, 51, mentioned: “It’s a actual pleasure to be a part of a match that represents a giant cultural second on this nation’s annual calendar – and rightly so, as a result of it raises a lot cash for Unicef.
“I love English football stadiums, the passion the fans show for the game and the atmosphere they create, so it will be great to feel that again next month.”
Pochettino will coach former Argentina team-mates Gabriel Batistuta and Hernan Crespo within the Old Trafford encounter.
World’s quickest man Usain Bolt will probably be captain of a facet that features the likes of Francesco Totti and ex-Manchester United stars Patrice Evra and Nani.
Pochettino is finalising the main points on a 3 yr deal to take over from Chelsea’s interim boss Frank Lampard on the finish of this season.
The previous Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain boss has been out of labor since being sacked by the French giants final July.
Pochettino is believed to have impressed Chelsea proprietor Todd Boehly together with his dedication to working with children.
This comes after the Blues splashed out over £600million since Boehly took over from Roman Abramovich final yr.
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And the ex-Tottenham boss has recognized the likes of £88m winger Mykhailo Mudryk and academy defender Levi Colwill as integral to his imaginative and prescient.
The Argentine tactician can be set to supervise an enormous clear-out, with Chelsea at the moment boasting effectively over 30 first-team stars.
And there may even be recent probabilities for flops like Romelu Lukaku, who could possibly be the reply to the West Londoners’ issues up entrance.
England vs Soccer Support World XI FC takes place on Sunday 11 June. Tickets for the sport are on sale: www.socceraid.org.uk/tickets