Mauricio Pochettino on Thursday renewed his contract as Tottenham’s head coach, committing his future to Spurs till June 2023.
The Argentine, who joined Spurs in 2014 and guided the team to consecutive top-four finishes in the last three seasons while also making the Champions League last-16 this term was rewarded with a five-year deal at the north London club that will expire in June 2023.
“We are delighted to announce that Mauricio Pochettino has signed a new five-year contract with the Club, which runs until 2023. First Team Coaching staff Jesús Pérez, Miguel D’Agostino & Toni Jimenez have also agreed new contracts,” Tottenham wrote on their official website.
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy, expressed his happiness at tying down the highly rated manager, who had been linked to succeeding Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid.
“I am delighted that we have agreed a new, extended contract with Mauricio. We have been on an extraordinary journey and the times ahead look even more exciting as the Club enters the next phase in its history. Mauricio has fostered an incredible spirit in the team and has embraced a style of play our fans have loved watching. I know they will welcome this commitment by Mauricio,” he said.
While the former Espanyol boss noted;
“I am honoured to have signed a new long-term contract as we approach one of the most significant periods in the Club’s history and be the manager that will lead this team into our new world-class stadium. This is just one of the factors that makes this one of the most exciting jobs in world football and we are already making plans to ensure we continue to build on the great work that everyone has contributed to over the past four years.
He further said;
“Daniel and I have spoken at length about our aspirations for this football club. We both share the same philosophies to achieve long-term, sustainable success. This is a special club – we always strive to be creative in the way we work both on and off the pitch and will continue to stick to our principles in order to achieve the success this Club deserves.”