Premier League's coaches tremble

The first affected was the now former Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino. However, several English league coaches could leave.

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On November 19, Tottenham surprised its fans with the news that Mauricio Pochettino, coach who had accompanied the 'Spurs' since 2014, with a five-year contract, had been fired. During his period as coach, the last Champions' season performance was highlighted, where Tottenham managed to reach the final as runner-up in the tournament.

In 2018, it was announced that the former Argentine player would have a contract until 2023, a situation that changed a lot with his bad start in the Premier League, because at the time of leaving, the 'Spurs' were in the 14th position of the table, compared to third place in the same league compared to last season.

While there were rummors of a possible exit from the coach, the news of his dismissal surprised more than one. Through its social networks, the English club announced the news: "regrettably domestic results at the end of last season and beginning of this season have been extremely disappointing", as read on the official statement.

 

 

Upon his departure, several players like Kane and Dele expressed their astonishment, and in recent statements the Tottenham captain revealed that “I went to see him at his house the next day. His farewell was a shock to everyone, so I wanted to go see him and we chatted for a couple of hours. It was important to do it before the new coach entered", As revealed. Then, the controversial Portuguese coach, José Mourinho was announced as the new coach of Tottenham, just one day after the Argentine's departure.

But not everything is sadness for Pochettino, as several media reveal, different teams would be interested in his work. For some time, Real Madrid had made an offer; however, Bayern Munich and Arsenal also join.

Pochettino is not the only one, and from LatinAmerican Post we show you other Premier League coaches whose positions could be in danger.

1. Marco Silva

The Everton coach could be the next to leave the English club. Among the main reasons are the poor results of the team, and according to BeSoccer, "the coach of Everton has failed to get the team to start throughout the season and is fifteenth just four points down."

Despite his poor performance, the board of directors of Everton gave the Portuguese one last chance to try to redeem himself with the club, before the match against Leicester this Sunday for the Premier League. A match that will define his future in the team he has been in since 2018 and for which he signed for three years. It should be remembered that in January 21, 2018 he was dismissed for only winning in eleven games when he was coach of Watford, according to Mundo Deportivo.

 

 

Among the possible names that are around the different sports media are Jorge Jesús, Flamengo coach and current champion of the Copa Libertadores; Marcelino García Toral, who is still without a team, qualified Valencia to two Champions and David Moyes, former Manchester United coach.

2. Unai Emery

The Spanish coach is not at his best with Arsenal. Only last Wednesday, November 27, the London University Campus of Football Business canceled a talk it had planned with Emery for Friday, November 29. Among the main reasons were the number of comments and insults received on social networks. According to Caracol, “the talk was about the role of coach in football and how to deal with prejudices (...) the negative comments received through social networks have forced the UFCB to cancel the event and apologize to the students".

The bad run of the Spanish have not helped him because Arsenal has been losing five consecutive games, being his last victory on October 24, 2019. According to, As, Arsenal "has achieved 17 of the 36 possible points." A low yield, taking into account the investment of 150 million euros in players who were signed in the summer market, with the aim of raising the yield.

 

 

As we mentioned, the former Tottenham coach is one of the favorite names to replace Spanish. However, Mikel Arteta, Guardiola's assistant, is one of the names that also sounds, according to 'The Times'.

3. Manuel Pellegrini

The Chilean, technical director of West Ham United, has had a disappointing season. After thirteen days in the Premier League the team is in the 16th position with only three points. After eight days he has not been able to win.

 

 

Within the directives of the team there is talk of naming the Spanish Rafael Benites, who has directed important teams such as Real Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea, among others. According to 24 hours, "West Ham has always admired Benitez. They were about to name the Spaniard before joining Real Madrid in 2015 and trying to get him away from Newcastle before hiring Pellegrini last year."

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