Mauricio Pochettino expressed his happiness Tuesday at being coach of Paris Saint-Germain amid hypothesis he may grow to be the subsequent Manchester United supervisor.
Pochettino stated he was conscious of what he known as “rumors” — “I am not a child,” he stated, “I understand what is going on” — however was targeted on working at PSG and confused he nonetheless had greater than a 12 months and a half left on his contract on the French membership.
“I am so happy in Paris St Germain and I am so focused. I was a player in Paris St. Germain, I love the club, I love the fans. It is a fantastic time to be at the club,” Pochettino stated. “My contract is to 2023, this season and one more. I don’t say nothing different. I am really happy at Paris St. Germain, that is a fact.”
United is trying to rent an interim supervisor till the top of the season, then make a everlasting appointment forward of subsequent season, following the firing of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Sunday.
“We cannot talk about that for my respect for Paris St. Germain and my respect for another club,” Pochettino stated. “It is not my business, not my problem.”
The Argentine coach, who solely joined PSG in January, was talking at a information convention forward the group’s match at Manchester City within the Champions League. Both groups are in search of a win to qualify for the final 16.
PSG midfielder Marco Verratti stated the reviews linking Pochettino with United weren’t a distraction for the gamers.
“Since I started playing football, I have always heard rumors, we are used to rumors,” Verratti stated. “We need to concentrate on enjoying recreation tomorrow. We have educated properly.
“It is all about tomorrow, that is our only concern. We are not thinking about any rumors from the outside whatsoever.”