The former Tottenham manager will be closely watched in Paris if he comes to sit on the PSG bench. What is no doubt after the dismissal of Thomas Tuchel.
Mauricio Pochettino will not have time to play tourists in Paris. If the management of PSG chose it, what the daily ensured Thursday The team, it’s for a specific objective (always the same): to win the Champions League. It will not be for the Argentinian technician to take his marks 6 months before targeting the C1 for 2021-2022.
The Qatari owner has no more time to lose, as shown by the dismissal of Thomas Tuchel the day after a victory against Strasbourg (4-0, 17th day of Ligue 1) and intends to lift the cup with big ears next June.
Barça, just Barça
After reaching the final of the last edition lost against Bayern Munich (1-0), PSG decision-makers are counting on Mauricio Pochettino, also a finalist with Tottenham in 2019, to touch the Grail. Its main mission is quite clear but difficult to meet.
The pressure on his shoulders will be all the stronger as the 8e final which awaits his future team will be played against FC Barcelona of his compatriot Lionel Messi. During his very probable induction on January 3 during the official takeover of the Parisian group, Mauricio Pochettino will have this double confrontation in mind.