Born: 05 October 1971 (Spain)
Jesus Perez is our Assistant Manager, having previously worked alongside Mauricio Pochettino at both Southampton and RCD Espanyol.
The Spaniard made his name as a coach in his homeland as he took on a variety of coaching roles at clubs including Gimnàstic de Tarragona, CD Castellón, Real Murcia, Pontevedra CF, Rayo Vallecano and UD Almería.
He also spent a season on the staff of Saudi Arabian side Al Ittihad having had a brief spell as a fitness coach with the Saudi Arabian national team in 2005.
He joined Espanyol in July, 2010, initially working under Mauricio as a first team analyst before taking on the post of technical coach during the 2010-11 campaign.
In January, 2013, he left Spain to come to the Premier League, where he became part of Mauricio’s coaching staff at Southampton, working as First Team Assistant Manager before taking up his current role with us in the summer of 2014.