Finally, Mauricio Pochettino’s new managerial role has been confirmed, but it is not at Chelsea as everyone had anticipated.

Chelsea Online News: 
Mauricio Pochettino (L) is set to start work officially at Chelsea on July 1 but beforehand will take charge for the UNICEF charity match against England at Old Trafford.

A three-year contract for the former Tottenham manager to lead Chelsea is reportedly being finalized, and an official announcement is about to come.

Mauricio Pochettino‘s return to management will mark his first since being fired by Paris Saint-Germain at the conclusion of the previous campaign, or so we initially believed.

Mauricio Pochettino has agreed to coach the World XI team against England at Soccer Aid, according to a surprising statement.

The charity game for Unicef is scheduled to take place at Old Trafford on June 11, so Stamford Bridge will have to wait.pp

“I am really looking forward to getting involved in Soccer Aid this year and managing the World XI,” Pochettino said.

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“It is a real pleasure to be part of a match that represents a big cultural moment in this country’s annual calendar – and rightly so, because it raises so much money for Unicef.

“I love English football stadiums, the passion the fans show for the game and the atmosphere they create, so it will be great to feel that again next month.”

Usain Bolt will serve as captain, and fellow Argentines Gabriel Batistuta and Hernan Crespo will also be on the team.

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