Paris Saint-Germain could make a decision to replace head coach Mauricio Pochettino in the coming weeks with the Argentinian now certainly a leading candidate for replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the Norwegian leaves Old Trafford.
The South American player has the French giants top Ligue 1 by 11 points and sit second in Group A UEFA Champions League ahead of a trip to Etihad Stadium on Wednesday to face Manchester City (Supreme +) but it hasn’t been an easy 12 months for the former Tottenham Hotspur manager.
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Pochettino, 49, who was captain of the team as a player, is keen to return to England soon, where his family has stayed since his unsuccessful return to the Parc des Princes with France. All sides hope. will be.
Pochettino is largely getting results this season, but Les Parisiens’ style is attracting major criticism and the man from Murphy’s future has been debated as he is linked with Spurs again. in the summer and when Lille OSC beat PSG to win the Ligue 1 title.
Until recently, the separation from Pochettino had not been controversial in Paris with the former Southampton and Espanyol manager’s contract running until 2023 just a few months ago and sacking like Thomas Tuchel mid-season. It is a matter of both finance and sports.
However, as PSG were aware of Zidane’s potential interest in a return to France after being successful with Real Madrid for two seasons, the idea was to allow Pochettino to negotiate a return to England with Manchester United and compensate. full is no longer excluded.
While no move is close to achieving results, it is a scenario being considered by both sides in Manchester and Paris as Zidane is more interested in PSG than United as the position of the French national team will not be considered. release for more than a year.
Pochettino’s recent quotes to L’Equipe do little to hide his dim view of the Parisien project given the former Argentina international’s minimal effort to communicate in French a conundrum and relationship. strained relations with other Leonardo sporting directors.
“As a coach, you have ideas, habits and ways of looking at football,” said Pochettino. “That said, you have to evaluate the project and see what stage it’s at. When PSG come to you, it’s for you to adapt the existing structure with the players being recruited to achieve what. the club wants.
“It’s important to know what PSG want and that is to win. Champions League, Ligue 1, Coupe de France – everything. We don’t come to build a project by ourselves, looking for things to develop. develop our ideas or what we might need We’re here to adapt and win – very different.
“We are here to develop PSG’s ideas, not to develop our own defined ideas as that would require building with the elements we deem necessary. for these ideas.”
It is difficult to predict whether Zidane will reach the same conclusion, but PSG are the top club he would consider instead of current France while his connection to Qatar is also very useful. helpful and he is the only other coach even discussed in Paris.
There has been no contact between the parties and no request from Pochettino to leave at this time, but there have also been no public statements during the summer when rumors of Spurs lingered as to easily shoot them down. .
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