Personality of The Week: Mauricio Pochettino

The ABUAD Timeline blog in celebrating excellence in diverse fields decided to celebrate coaches who have achieved great heights this season. With Antonio Conte as last weeks personality of the week, this weeks personality of the week is  Mauricio Pochettino.

The Argentine is the current coach of English premier league side Tottenham Hotspur.

Mauricio Pochettino is no doubt one of the best coaches in the premier league with the Argentine taking over the spurs side and ensuring they sustain their position among the big boys of English football as the clubs league position in recent years show (5th position in the 2014/2015 season, 3rd in the 2015/2016 season, and now 2nd this 2016/2017 season).

He was appointed as Tottenham Hotspur head coach in May 2014 and has since signed a new deal to keep him at the club until 2021.

With spells in clubs like Newell’s Old Boys(Argentina), Paris Saint-Germain, Bordeaux retired as a footballer after returning to Espanyol in 2004 and winning a second Copa Del Rey title in 2006. .

The Argentine took over as manager of Espanyol in January 2009 with the club third from bottom in La Liga and guided them to a 10th-place finish.

In the following season, the Spanish club finished 11th and then narrowly missed out on a UEFA Europa League spot in the 2010/11 campaign, ending up in eighth position.

He left the club a few months in to the 2012/13 campaign before accepting his first job in the Premier League in Janaury 2013 as Southampton coach.

His debut season with Southampton included impressive wins over reigning Premier League champions Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea.

Honours

Manager Of The Month

OCTOBER 2013
SEPTEMBER 2015
FEBRUARY 2016
APRIL 2017

 

Source; www.premierleague.com

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