Mauricio Pellegrino has met with the Southampton team for the first time since being unveiled as manager and has announced that Carlos Campagnucci and Xavi Tamarit will be his assistants at Southampton. Argentinian pairing Campagnucci and Tamarit follow the Mauricio from his former club, Alaves.
A close Southampton source said:
“Everyone is very excited to meet him. Everyone just wants to get down to work now for the new season.”
It’s not just the Southampton players that are excited, the fans are really excited for the start of the new season because of the similarities between Pellegrino and ex Southampton manager, Pochettino.
Everyone surrounding the club is really excited to get going and prepare for the start of the 2017/2018 season.