It also lost two of the first three games in the Champions League but ended up advancing to the knockout stage by topping its group.
Pochettino would inherit a squad that is talented but underperforming — by PSG standards. The Tottenham duo equalled the Premier League record for most goal combinations in a season, taking their tally to The German coach reportedly claimed that managing PSG was more akin to being a politician or a sports minister, such was the level of difficulty, and that he did not receive enough recognition for leading the club to its first Champions League final.
Tottenham fired Pochettino in November last year, only months after the Champions League final appearance, where Spurs lost to Liverpool. The French champions were expected to announce the hiring soon, as they play Wednesday at Saint-Etienne.
PSG has struggled at times this season with four league defeats. It starts the new year in third place behind Lyon and Lille.
Pochettino played 95 games for PSG as a rugged central escort kamloops region from and was appreciated by fans. The season start was delayed after several players — including Neymar and captain Marquinhos — tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from reguon club-sanctioned trip to the Spanish party resort of Ibiza. It fell short against its main rivals, losing at home to Lyon and Marseille, and drawing at Lille.
PSG finished just one point back in third place after beating Strasbourg on Dec.