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Sport Mauricio Pochettino is ready to quit Paris Saint-Germain now and join Manchester United

01:50  22 november  2021
01:50  22 november  2021 Source:   givemesport.com

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Paris Saint - Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino is unhappy in the French capital. He is frustrated with big egos like Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar. And the former Spurs manager is ready to leave PSG now and go to Old Trafford. Pochettino was heavily linked with the United job when Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho in December 2018 and is still admired by the Old Trafford hierarchy. Intriguingly, the 49-year-old Argentine will be in town on Tuesday ahead of PSG's clash with Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday, although it's understood that United had

Mauricio Pochettino was on the short list when Manchester United sacked Louis van Gaal and figured even more prominently as they sought a successor to Jose Mourinho . And how United could do with a leader of his ilk to step in, cast an eye over their expensive and inefficient squad, and shape it for a future in pursuit of past glories. Pochettino is demanding, with a tight inner circle of trusted staff. As a protege of Marcelo Bielsa, he expects players to train hard, run far and perform with intensity.

Mauricio Pochettino is ready to quit Paris Saint-Germain and become the new Manchester United manager, according to the Daily Mail.

Mauricio Pochettino is ready to become Man United's new manager © GiveMeSport Mauricio Pochettino is ready to become Man United's new manager

Pochettino was appointed as PSG's manager earlier this January.

The French giants have had a successful start to the 2021/22 campaign.

They have won 12 of their opening 14 Ligue 1 games and are almost certain to qualify for the knockout rounds of the Champions League.

Pochettino has the luxury of managing multiple world-class players at the club, including Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

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Mauricio Pochettino is under contract at PSG until 2023Credit: AFP. Michael Carrick has been appointed caretaker while the club searches for an interim manager in the short-term. The club will then look for a permanent replacement next summer and Neville has backed Paris Saint - Germain He said on Sky Sports: “I think Mauricio Pochettino – although he’d never say it – he’d leave to come to Man United on a five-year deal tomorrow. “He’d look at that group of players, he’d look at the club and he’d realise he’d probably be able to achieve more than he wants at Man United in terms of a project.

Mauricio Roberto Pochettino Trossero (Spanish pronunciation: [mawˈɾisjo potʃeˈtino]; born 2 March 1972) is an Argentine professional football manager and former player who is the current head coach

But he's reportedly ready to give it all up should United come calling.

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Pochettino is said to be unhappy in the French capital.

The former Tottenham boss is living in a hotel while his family remain in London.

The Daily Mail add that he is frustrated at managing a dressing-room with big egos like Messi, Neymar and Mbappe.

It has been reported by talkSPORT that the Argentine is Sir Alex Ferguson's preferred choice to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager.

  Mauricio Pochettino is ready to quit Paris Saint-Germain now and join Manchester United © Provided by Give Me Sport

Gary Neville believes the former Tottenham manager would jump at the chance to join United 'tomorrow'.

Speaking on Sky Sports he said, per the Mirror: "I think Mauricio Pochettino – although he’d never say it – he’d leave to come to Man United on a five-year deal tomorrow.

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Mauricio Pochettino was announced as Paris Saint - Germain boss on an 18-month deal on Saturday and now the work begins to turn Neymar and Co into Champions League winners. Pochettino has been without a club since parting company with Spurs last year but ended his time off the touchline on Issues up front. PSG may boast one of the finest arrays of attacking players in the world but there are times when the team is missing that top level traditional No 9. They let one go, of course, with all-time top scorer Edinson Cavani allowed to join Manchester United on a free at the end of last season.

Mauricio Pochettino says he will 'embrace the pressure to win' at Paris Saint - Germain but swerved questions on Lionel Messi at his unveiling as their new manager. He added: ' Now is not the time to discuss rumours. We are in constant contact with [sporting director] Leonardo. The reality is complicated, globally, on this subject.' Pochettino also declined to comment on the chances of a reunion with his former player at Tottenham, Christian Eriksen, who could be on his way out of Inter Milan.

"He’d look at that group of players, he’d look at the club and he’d realise he’d probably be able to achieve more than he wants at Man United in terms of a project.

"At PSG you are on season by season. ‘You’ve got to win the Champions League or you’re out’ type of model. I don’t think that suits Pochettino.

"I think he would absolutely come to Man Utd on a five-year deal, with backing behind him. How he’d fit in with the current coaches who are still there and left, I’m not sure.

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"Manchester United have to make sure they get the next one right. Even if that means being patient for six months to wait for managers to become available at the end of the season."

Pochettino isn't the only big name that has been linked with the role, though.

Erik ten Hag, Brendan Rodgers and Zinedine Zidane are just three big names that are also in the running to become United's new manager.

Pochettino insists he 'is focused on PSG' amid Man United links .
Ralf Rangnick put pen to paper on a six-month deal at Old Trafford on Thursday but talk is still rife that United have targeted Pochettino as the man to take over.Ralf Rangnick put pen to paper on a six-month deal at Old Trafford on Thursday but talk is still rife that United have targeted Pochettino as the man to take over once the German's temporary stint is over.

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