No chance for dad’ Pochettino’s 28-year-old son follows dad to Tottenham, PSG and Chelsea

Back in 2017, Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino, 51, emphasized that there was no “nepotism” toward his son Sebastiano and that he was free to work with other managers.

But when Pochettino returned to the Premier League on Sept. 29 (ET) after signing a two-and-a-half-year deal with Chelsea, his support staff included sports scientist and fitness coach Sebastiano Pochettino.

Sebastiano worked in Tottenham’s sports science department in 2016 when his father was in charge of Spurs, and was a fitness coach at Paris Saint-Germain. Tottenham, PSG, and Chelsea. Sebastiano’s last and current ‘job’.

Along with head coach Jesus Jimenez, assistant coach Miguel Diagostino, and goalkeeping coach Tony Jimenez, Sebastiano has 먹튀검증 established himself as one of the “Four Horsemen”. These are all familiar faces to the eighth-year Tottenham player.

Obviously, if Pochettino hadn’t been his dad, it wouldn’t have been easy for him to break into a big club like Chelsea at the tender age of 28. He had the ‘privilege’ of working with global superstars like Harry Kane and Son at Tottenham and Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, and Neymar at PSG. Chelsea also has superstars like Enzo Fernandes.

He has the credentials. He has a degree in Applied Sports Science from Southampton Solent University and a Master’s in Integrative Biology of Exercise Adaptation for Health and Performance from Paris-Saclay University. Known to be trilingual in English, French, and Spanish, Sebastiano specializes in injury prevention and strength and conditioning training. Unlike his father, who is a coach, he is paving the way for a fitness specialist.

Pochettino”s second son, Mauricio, 22, is following in his father”s footsteps. Following in his father”s footsteps, the winger grew up in the v Southampton and Tottenham youth teams before moving on to Watford, where he has been playing for Spanish side Gimnastic since July.

There are a few stories like this in soccer. Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has consistently used his son, Davide Ancelotti, as his right-hand man. Johan Cruyff’s son Jordi Cruyff has also been able to work as a player and staff member at big clubs like Barcelona thanks to the ‘dad factor’.

Meanwhile, Argentine international Pochettino managed Tottenham from 2014 to 2019 after stints at Espanyol and Southampton. He led Spurs to the league title with the likes of Son Heung-min, Harry Kane, Dele Alli, and Christian Eriksen, and booked the club’s first ever Champions League final. Pochettino returned to the field in 2021 after a one-season stint at Paris Saint-Germain. Some Spurs fans have expressed their anger by burning items associated with Pochettino. Tottenham and Chelsea are rivals with ties to the same London city.

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