It’s a little bomb that we revealed to you exclusively in our columns last night. OGC Nice had launched discussions with Mauricio Pochettino so that the Argentinian landed on the sidelines of the Aiglons. A meeting between the two parties must take place today, while Lucien Favre should soon take the door following the poor results of the start of the season.
Indeed, after eight days, OGC Nice is in a sad thirteenth place in the Ligue 1 standings, with two small victories obtained so far. Clearly insufficient, therefore, given the ambitions of the INEOS group, and the Swiss coach is highly contested. He would also rather agree to leave his place according to our information. To replace him, Mauricio Pochettino is therefore the chosen one.
Pochettino is tempted!
And we are able to reveal to you that the former PSG is particularly interested in the Nice challenge, especially since he wants to return to service very quickly. Recently, the Spanish press announced it on the side of Sevilla in the event of dismissal of Julen Lopetegui, but the former Spanish coach is still in office and should not, a priori, be sacked quickly. His name had also been mentioned to replace Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea, but the London staff finally chose Graham Potter.
It is therefore in the south of France that he could pursue his career. Discussions have started between Pochettino and the management of Nice on the outlines of a contract according to our sources. As revealed last night on our site, the emoluments of the former Albiceleste player should not be a problem in the negotiations. Suffice to say that it can go very quickly…