Pochettino is eager to cross paths with Jean-Louis Gasset again.
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On the eve of a capital trip for his team in Gironde after the success in Dijon on Saturday, Mauricio Pochettino was in front of the press on Tuesday to discuss the news of PSG.
The Argentinian first made a medical point: In addition to Kylian Mbappé, suspended and therefore withdrawn on Wednesday, PSG will also have to do without Di Maria, who resumed collective training only two days ago, Verratti (contusion arch), Florenzi, Neymar and Bernat.
Pochettino will however be able to count on the returns of Leandro Paredes and Mauro Icardi.
What can I tell you for the rest?
Unfortunately not much since the Parisian coach has made a specialty of saying as little as possible during the pre-match press conferences.
Well, we're a bit of a coward since he still took the time to explain that this match against Bordeaux would have a special flavor for him.
For two reasons: first because he played there during his stay in France (from August 2003 to January 2004) but also and above all because he will meet the Girondin coach Jean-Louis Gasset, who 'he rubbed shoulders during his two seasons with PSG (2001-2003), when the latter was then assistant to Luis Fernandez.
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“When I was in Paris as a player, he made a big impression on me.
I have the feeling that he is the person who knows the best football in the world, he said.
I learned a lot with him and I have really fond memories of the times I spent with him, with his family.
It will be a special moment for me to find him.
Finally, La Pochette evoked the objective posted for the end of the season, namely the clear round.
“We have to think about our own performance.
We said before Dijon that we had twelve games to win.
There are now eleven left.
We have to win in Bordeaux and only focus on ourselves.
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