Tuchel criticism after PSG bankruptcy: "We play with sick or under
Last summer, Paris St. Germain spent more than 200 million euros on new professionals. Nevertheless, coach Thomas Tuchel complains: "We have no players."
Football coach Thomas Tuchel has complained after the 1: 5 (1: 1) of Paris St. Germain at the second table OSC Lille too small a squad. "We do not have any players, it's obvious, but nobody talks about it because we win, but everyone has to know, with 14 or 15 players, that's not possible every week," said the 45-year-old after the Ligue 1 top game on Sunday night ,
PSG are 17 points ahead of Lille in the French championship and only need one more victory from the remaining seven games to claim the title. But the former BVB coach was obviously unimportant given new injuries from captain Thiago Silva and Thomas Meunier and the red card from Juan Bernat in Lille.
"We've been missing Cavani and Neymar for weeks, and Di Maria and Marquinhos are still injured, we're playing with sick or under-trained players," Tuchel said, complaining that he had to call German international Thilo Kehrer despite his illness.
Tuchel: "We have to reflect everything because that's way too much"
The PSG coach announced an analysis of the personal situation with sporting director Antero Henrique: "We have to reflect everything because it's way too much, we have to be honest with each other and get the real reasons."
The next chance for the premature league title has the injured team on Wednesday in the catch-up at FC Nantes. It would be the overall eighth championship for PSG and the first for Tuchel.
In the other competitions was the first season for Tuchel as coach of Paris disappointing. In the Champions League, the French retired despite a 2-0 first-leg win against Manchester United still. Also in the national cup competition "Coupe de la Ligue", which PSG had won five times in the past six years, was already in the quarter-finals.