PSG: Mbapp’s mforme, Verratti in 10 … Pochettino speaks out on sensitive subjects – football

Present at a press conference this Friday, the new coach of Paris Saint-Germain, Mauricio Pochettino, defended Kylian Mbapp, in the hard at the moment, and calmed the debate on the new positioning of Marco Verratti.

Pochettino looking for the right formula.

Appointed coach of Paris Saint-Germain during the winter break and winner of the Trophe des Champions on Wednesday against Olympique de Marseille (2-1), Mauricio Pochettino made a satisfactory start without being flamboyant.

It must also be said that the Argentinian technician must deal with the long well-stocked infirmary of the capital club, from which Neymar has just left. At the same time, the other PSG star, Kylian Mbapp, is going through a complicated period.

Full Mbapp support

Point of the finger for his less spontaneous game and his difficulties to make differences, the French international enchants performances without flavor, which earned him a lot of criticism. Silent over the last three games, the 2018 world champion can still count on the full support of his new coach. We are very happy with Kylian’s performance. He’s a very important player for us and he’s very involved. He will score, we just have to give him time, pleaded the former coach of Tottenham this Friday in a press conference.

Pochettino explains for Verratti

Patience is also what the Parisian coach claims concerning the new positioning of midfielder Marco Verratti, aligned as a playmaker in his first three games and very little influence against OM. While the consultant of Canal +, Pierre Mns, qualified this experimentation d’aberration and that his RMC counterpart, Daniel Riolo, made no secret that he misunderstand This choice, the South American recalled that it is still in the process of testing and that nothing is final.

The most important thing is to have the choice, to have the greatest number of players at my disposal and also to have the best possible animation. It’s a matter of time, as the matches progress, we can decide which player will occupy the best position for him and for the team., suddenly the former defender of the capital club who may wish to test Rafinha in this role when the former Barcelona, ​​just recovered from Covid-19, will be fit. In the meantime, Pochettino, test positive for his turn this Friday and placed in isolation, will be absent for the trip to Angers on Saturday (9 p.m.) on the occasion of the 20th day of Ligue 1. At a distance, he will give the procedure to follow his deputies Jesus Perez and Miguel D’Agostino…

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