PSG coach since last January, Mauricio Pochettino would be ready to leave the capital. In conflict with Leonardo, he had a heated exchange with the Brazilian’s deputy.
On his return to PSG in June 2019, Leonardo then had two names in mind for the succession of Thomas Tuchel as coach: Massimiliano Allegri and Mauricio Pochettino. After the dismissal of the German technician last Christmas, it is therefore the Argentine coach, former defender of the club, who was chosen to lead the team led by Neymar and Kylian Mbappé. Except that the relationship between the coach and the Brazilian sports director quickly deteriorated …
Thursday, The Athletic suddenly claimed that Pochettino was in negotiations with Tottenham, his previous club, and that he was ready to leave the French capital to return to the bedside of Spurs! In the process, the Spanish press, she took the opportunity to announce the former defender of Espanyol in the short-list of Real Madrid in order to take over from Zinédine Zidane.
Annoyed by Leonardo’s omnipotence, Pochettino also had a “ stormy exchange Last Sunday, with assistant sports director Angelo Castellazzi (Leonardo’s eye for young talents at the training center). ” Pochettino’s exasperation escalated », As the journalist Abdellah Boulma, well informed about the life of the Parisian club. From there to leaving PSG? Response in the next few days.
Precision: the exasperation of #Pochettino gained momentum last Sunday following an interview that led to a stormy exchange with Angelo Castellazzi, Leonardo’s deputy sporting director. 👇 https://t.co/OLZomHmbq8
– Abdellah Boulma (@abdellahboulma) May 27, 2021