Will Lionel Messi end up playing for Paris Saint-Germain? “Every great world player is welcome at PSG,” replied the new coach of the French capital team, Argentine Mauricio Pochettino, when asked about his compatriot, although he did not want to get into the “rumors” about the Barça star. .
It was the press conference to introduce Pochettino as PSG’s new coach and the club’s eventual interest in Messi was one of the journalists’ points of interest.
We’re not talking about that. Since I arrived it has been crazy, a lot of meetings, a training session, a match tomorrow (against Saint-Etienne in matchday 18 of Ligue 1). We will have time to talk in the future (about the rumors in the press), ”said the former Tottenham manager.
“Every great world player is welcome at PSG,” he said.
On whether Neymar and Messi can be seen together again, wearing PSG colors, Pochettino preferred to clear the ball.
«These questions are not the most important. Sure there will be time in the future to talk about all these rumors, “he said.
One of Pochettino’s missions will be to manage a locker room with several stars and find the best version of the heavyweights of the group, among them the Brazilian Neymar, who is currently recovering from an ankle injury.
“Over time, when Neymar starts with the group, we will find the position, his best version,” he stressed.
«We are going to listen to be able to create a system where all the players, not only Neymar, can express themselves in their best version. Leaders are leaders and each player has their way of expressing their leadership ability. Everyone expresses it and the more leaders we have on the field and in the dressing room we will function much better, “he confided. AFP (HN).