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Nice set to replace Lucien Favre with Mauricio Pochettino



Nice set to replace Lucien Favre with Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino may just be the man to replace Lucien Favre as the manager of Nice, ESPN reports.

Favre, 64, is under immense pressure after a poor start to the season.

Nice have won just two of their opening eight games.

The owner of the Ligue 1 side, Sir Jim Ratcliffe, is considering sacking the Swiss manager and replacing him with Pochettino.

However, it is unlikely Pochettino, 50, would prioritise a move back to France.

The former Paris Saint-Germain and Tottenham Hotspur manager is keener on a return to the Premier League.

Pochettino was sacked by PSG in July after 18 months at the club in which he guided them to the Ligue 1 title but failed to take them past the semifinals of the Champions League.

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