“I Love the Club”: PSG Manager Breaks Silence About Manchester United ‘Dream’ Job

Published 11/24/2021, 7:30 AM EST


With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gone, assistant manager Michael Carrick is currently in charge. Starting on a positive note, Manchester United won their UCL clash against Villareal last night.

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Moreover, with United searching for a new manager, PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino is the rumored favorite. However, the manager reaffirmed his commitment to his current club, during a press conference ahead of their match against Manchester City.

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Mauricio Pochettino shows commitment to PSG

During the press conference, he addressed the rumors around his transfer, while reiterating that he is completely focused on PSG right now.

He said, “Rumours are there and we need to live with that. We are so focused, we are giving 100% to try to get our best form from the players to help us in this way, I am so happy with PSG. For tomorrow we are so focused to try and get the best result we can.”

“I’m not going to make the mistake to talk. Everything we will say in a way, in the past when I was at Espanyol and my dream was to meet Ferguson, all that, I can tell now it’s going to be misunderstood and out of context,” he added.

Mauricio Pochettino and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Dybala.

Although he spoke about loving Ferguson, Pochettino remains comfortable with his job. His focus currently remains on defeating Manchester City in a penultimate game. Thus, he expressed his love for the club during the press conference.

“I am so happy at PSG, I am focused to try and give my best. I was a player at PSG, I love the club, I love the fans, it’s a fantastic time to be at the club,” said Pochettino.

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Will Pochettino come to Manchester United?

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Despite the recent downfall, United are still one of the biggest clubs in the world. The former Tottenham Hotspur coach is incredible himself, having driven Spurs to the Champions League final in 2019. However, after many unsatisfactory appointments, United wants to get in a manager who can take them to their yesteryears. Can Poch be their man?

The manager is reportedly keen on a move to United, despite enjoying his stay in Paris. Moreover, PSG is demanding €12million in compensation for Pochettino.

Soccer Football – Ligue 1 – Paris St Germain v Olympique Lyonnais – Parc des Princes, Paris, France – September 19, 2021 Paris St Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino with Lionel Messi as he is subsituted REUTERS/Benoit Tessier TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Whether he comes or not, remains to be soon. But one thing is for sure that Pochettino is a world-class coach. His experience and tactical nous would help United get through their recent slump. However, his arrival at Old Trafford is still in doubt.

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Jacob Gijy is a US Sports and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Masters in Counselling Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the center the respect he deserves.

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