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(FILES) This photo taken on April 29, 2019 during a press conference at the Camp des Loges in Saint-Germain-en-Laye shows German coach Thomas Tuchel removed from the position of head coach of Paris Saint-Germain on December 24, 2020 – French champions they declined to comment when contacted by AFP to confirm reports by L’Equipe and RMC and the German tabloid Bild. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)

Paris Saint-Germain fired his coach Thomas Tuchel with former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettin who was appointed to replace him, according to various media reports on Thursday.

The French champions declined to comment when AFP contacted them to confirm reports by L’Equipe and RMC and the German tabloid Bild.

The 47-year-old German arrived at Princes Park on a two-year contract in 2018 and led PSG to their first ever Champions League final last season.

But now, if reports are confirmed, less than three months after that final against Bayern Munich in Lisbon, Tuchel has become the first PSG coach to leave mid-season since Antoine Kombouare was replaced in December 2011 by Carlo Ancelotti.

He gives his job with PSG’s qualifiers for the sixteenth final of the Champions League in their hands, and

Pochettino left Tottenham in November 2019, six months after introducing them to the first Champions League final.