Pochettino to journalist: Come sit in my place. Because of Messi and Mbappe
Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino reacted angrily to a journalist on Friday, during the press conference ahead of his side’s game against Lance, scheduled for Saturday in the 17th round of Ligue 1.
That’s when the journalist told Pochettino, fans and the media feel Messi and Mbappe are confused. Because of how they are employed on the pitch, for the Argentine coach to respond: “I don’t understand the question. So I’m not going to respond, “he said.
He added: “As long as you understand football more than me, why don’t you come and sit where I am?.. Sorry, I don’t understand your question, “he said.
In a related context, he continued: “Messi scoring goals, it depends on the technical circumstances in which the team plays, he needs to score goals, it takes time. Unfortunately, we are not fortunate to score many goals, “he said.
“Messi has a great talent to be able to visit the net so I trust he will score more with us,” he stressed.
Pochettino added: “I didn’t see any signs of discomfort for Mbappe in the Nice game.. We talked at half-time about the nature of his position on the field, that he could do better, “he said.
He went on: “We play with the plan we practice in training. And Mbappe’s hiring was on the left flank with the penetration inside taking advantage of the spaces. And of course, when you don’t perform as needed you stay upset. But I was happy with his form in the second half, “he said.
He added the forward line: “Icardi is waiting for the opportunity to be involved in games, just like any player who has been absent for a while. He’s had a family problem, and now he’s working very seriously with the team, to be ready for the earliest opportunity, “he said.