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Paris Saint Germain have actually validated they have actually sacked Thomas Tuchel – with Mauricio Pochettino the hot favourite to replace him.

It is thought the French boss was actually eliminated of his responsibilities nearly a week ago, however it was only officially announced by the club on Tuesday early morning.

A statement from PSG president Nassel Al-Khelaifi checked out: “I want to thank Thomas Tuchel and his staff for whatever they have actually given to the Club.

” Thomas has actually put a great deal of energy and enthusiasm into his work, and naturally we will keep in mind the great times we shared together. I wish him the very best for his future.”

Tuchel was in charge for two-and-a-half seasons and won two Ligue 1 titles and a Coup de France, along with guiding his side to the Champions League final last season before they were beaten by Bayern Munich.

Former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is the odds on favourite to replace Tuchel, and statement of his consultation is expected imminently.

Pochettino has actually been without a club because being sacked by Spurs in November in 2015.

Mauricio Pochettino looks set to replace Tuchel

( Image: Action Images by means of Reuters).

He has actually been strongly connected with the similarity Manchester United and Real Madrid, but since yet absolutely nothing has materialised.

Nevertheless, he invested 3 seasons at PSG as a gamer between 2000-03, and would no doubt delight in a go back to management at his old side.

PSG currently being in 3rd place in Ligue 1 however are only a point behind leaders Lyon and second-placed Lille.

They likewise protected certification for the last-16 of the Champions League, where they will face Barcelona.