The signing of Mauricio Pochettino for him Athletic Bilbao It is not ruled out at all, and it is that the Basque team is the only club that the Argentine can opt for right now. The former coach of Paris Saint-Germain He wanted to train in the Premier League, where he was considered at both Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, but finally both clubs have respectively appointed their new coaches for next season, Erik ten Hag and Antonio Conte.
Pochettino’s link with Athletic Bilbao goes through the presidency of Barkala, a candidate to become the leader of the Basque club. Barkala has been the one who contacted the South American coach to make the proposal. In addition, the sports director of Barkala, Ramón Planes, has a very good relationship with the Argentine coach, which would finally place Pochettino in Bilbao.
Athletic Bilbao is Pochettino’s only option at the moment
If this is not the case, the Argentine coach will probably have a sabbatical year, since the rest of the important clubs in both the Premier and LaLiga have their benches occupied and, for the moment, Pochettino only shuffles on his table, in addition to the conditions of the termination of his contract with PSG, Barkala’s proposal to lead Athletic Bilbao.