Where is Mauricio Taricco now?
A no-nonsense defender who played for Ipswich Town and Tottenham Hotspur, Mauricio Taricco first hung up his football boots in 2004.
He then moved to Italy and had four seasons in their lower leagues before returning to England in 2009 to assist former Spurs team mate Gus Poyet who had been appointed manager of Brighton and Hove Albion.
Due to a number of injuries at Brighton, Taricco had to come temporarily come out of retirement and ended up playing 15 games for them before finally retiring for good in 2011.
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In July 2013, Mauricio Taricco left his assistant manager’s post at Brighton and Hove Albion after Poyet left the club but was back in football in the October as he rejoined Gus Poyet as assistant manager at Sunderland.
Taricco left the club in March 2015 when Gus Poyet was sacked by the club after a bad run left them perilously close to relegation.
However, Taricco wasn’t out of work for long as he joined up with Gus Poyet once again just six months later at Greek side AEK Athens.
After Poyet fell out with the club’s president at the end of the 2015-16 season, he moved onto his current club Spanish side Real Betis, bringing Taricco with him as his assistant once more.
The pair had a tough time in Spain and Poyet was sacked in November 2016 after his Betis team suffered a series of losses on the pitch leaving them just two points off of the relegation zone.
Tarrico was on the move once again in November 2016 when he joined up again with Gus Poyet when he was appointed as the new head coach of Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.
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Mauricio Taricco: Premier League Statistics
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