St Mary’s side name Argentine as new manager.
Southampton have appointed Mauricio Pochettino as their new boss having sacked Nigel Adkins earlier this morning.
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The Argentine left La Liga side Espanyol in November and will take charge of Southampton’s weekend fixture against Everton according to the BBC.
The 40 year old former international centre-back spent three years at Barcelona based Espanyol but was sacked after a shocking start to the current campaign left the club bottom of La Liga.
The Saints surprisingly sacked Adkins despite the South Coast side pulling out of the relegation zone off the back of a five match unbeaten run which culminated in a battling draw at Stamford Bridge.