Mercato | Mercato – PSG: This is why Pochettino is considering slamming the door!

Posted on November 23, 2021 at 11:30 am by Bernard Colas updated November 23, 2021 at 11:46 am

Linked to PSG until June 2023, Mauricio Pochettino is the subject of many rumors for his future, while Manchester United would have made it his priority to succeed Ole Gunnar Solskjær. For his part, the Argentine would welcome a return to the Premier League for several reasons.

Almost a year after his arrival, Mauricio Pochettino is still struggling to bring his dough to PSG . Criticism against the Argentinian intensifies, as do rumors of departure. As revealed to you exclusively on, PSG no longer rules out the possibility of parting with Mauricio Pochettino , who also seems willing to leave his place vacant. In recent weeks, the British press has indicated that Mauricio Pochettino sees himself bouncing back in the Premier League, and the dismissal of Ole Gunnar Solskjær n 'only intensified this soap opera. Manchester United indeed eyeing the tactician of PSG , which today appears as the priority of the Red Devils to succeed the Norwegian, Zinedine Zidane not seeming determined to rally Old Trafford. A mutual interest, although Mauricio Pochettino has not officially asked his management for an exit ticket, but the latter's wish to leave would be very real.

Relations between Leonardo and the coach remain difficult

As The Telegraph explains, the departure of Mauricio Pochettino is well and truly in tune with the times, whether it takes place in the coming weeks or at the end of the season, despite his commitment until June 2023. The British media explains that the Argentine would be ready to leave PSG for Old Trafford in a context of growing tensions in the French capital, and more particularly with Leonardo. There is indeed a difficult relationship with the sporting director of PSG according to information from the Telegraph, which could work in Manchester United's favor. Members of 's entourageMauricio Pochettino let it be known across the Channel that he was not delighted by the little control that has been granted to him since his arrival last January, as evidenced in particular by the signature of Gianluigi Donnarumma , when he had decided to make Keylor Navas his number one goalkeeper in the 'prompting to sign a new contract. RMC confirmed on Monday that the former Tottenham coachfelt internally that the PSG environment was difficult to manage and that he did not have a free hand, forcing him to undergo certain decisions, thus justifying his desire to return to Premier League , but the sporting aspect would not be the only factor to play.

A difficult adaptation for Pochettino

Indeed , it is not only within PSG that Mauricio Pochettino struggles to find its place, but in Paris as a whole. The Argentinian is still staying at the hotel, far from his family who remained in England. His wife, Karina , lives in the family home in London, while one of his two sons, Maurizio , plays Watford and that the other, Sebastiano , is part of his technical staff. A situation which then pleads in favor of a return to England. As The Telegraph explains, Pochettino knows that his engagement with PSG is not incompatible with a change of club, since PSG had resolved to leave Carlo Ancelotti to leave for Real Madrid in 2013, having initially closed the door to a departure of the Italian. The prospect of Zinedine Zidane arriving, a top priority for Paris Saint-Germain as revealed by, also suggests a future separation between the capital club and its coach. The Telegraph announces that PSG will try to take the temperature with Pochettino in the coming days, but not before the shock of the Champions League against Manchester City , Wednesday evening at the Etihad Stadium.

Manchester United, a track for a long time

Finally, the prospect of taking charge of Manchester United obviously comes into account for Mauricio Pochettino . As The Telegraph explains, the English club's interest in Pochettino dates back to 2016, before he signed a new contract with Tottenham . The Argentine was considered the favorite to replace José Mourinho before the Red Devils chose to hand the full-time job to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in March 2019 following his successful interim. In Manchester , Mauricio Pochettino can also count on the support of Sir Alex Ferguson , with whom he has a special relationship. The two men spoke at length in 2016 over a dinner in a restaurant, allowing Pochettino to tell more about his methods to the legendary former coach of Manchester United , then intrigued by the work of Pochettino at the Spurs. Today, the Mancunian project has something to seduce Mauricio Pochettino , who would have significant financial resources, time to impose his style on the team and a more important role than in Paris. Enough to place the PSG coach in a serious dilemma.

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