Mauricio Pochettino has doubted his future as head coach of Paris Saint-Germain after admitting he is barely working in the direction of short-term targets.
The Argentine’s place on the Parc des Princes has once more been referred to as into query after PSG sensationally threw away a two-goal result in lose to Real Madrid within the final 16 of the Champions League.
PSG had full management of the match after Kylian Mbappe netted to lengthen the benefit he had given them through the stoppage time in the primary spherical, however an unimaginable sequence of occasions – and a dramatic collapse – noticed Real Madrid storm again into the match with two Karim Benzema scoring in only 11 seconds.
Benzema would proceed to finish his hat-trick quarter-hour later, dumping Pochettino’s facet out of the competitors in entrance of a roaring Bernabeu crowd.
Pochettino has taken on a lot of the blame for PSG’s elimination, with additional components of the membership’s help going through him, and there was common speak that Zinedine Zidane will succeed him as head coach subsequent summer time.
The former Spurs boss, who 90min understands is a number one challenger to take over at Manchester United along with Erik ten Hag, has now revealed to PSG TV and media that he has had sleepless nights over the consequence and says that everybody within the membership has been affected – provides that he solely focuses on ending the season strongly if PSG wish to go in a completely different route this summer time.
“There is sadness and great disappointment after what happened in Madrid, and we all share this grief. Everyone is affected,” Pochettino mentioned.
“But you can not stop in football, you have to achieve the goal we have left, which is to win the league and give the club its tenth title. Of course we do not forget what happened, but our responsibility is to live with the pain of not going further in the Champions League.
He added: “It’s a scenario that may take time. The elimination is a onerous blow to take, it was surprising as a result of, till the sixtieth minute, we didn’t suppose the match might finish like that. It remains to be troublesome to search out sleep, peace and quiet and getting it out of your head.
“When it comes to the future … For me, the future is today and tomorrow, I do not think about the long term because it is my responsibility to end the season in the best possible way. Then we will see what decision the club has made and where it wants to go. “