The historic former Liverpool player threw heavy ammunition against the Argentine star and even dared to give Pochettino some advice.
After the defeat yesterday of Paris Saint-Germain against Manchester City for the Champions League, the atmosphere in the French capital is heated. Former Liverpool footballer, Jamie Carragher, he opined from England, He fired heavy ammunition against Lionel Messi and even encouraged himself to advise Mauricio Pochettino.
“He will never win the Champions League with Messi, he’s out for a walk”, began by targeting the former British defender Paramount Plus, who thinks that PSG will never raise the long-awaited Orejona since “carry three passengers”, alluding to Leo, Neymar and Kylian Mbappé: Let’s say the four teams that I think can win the Champions League don’t have a single passenger on the team. PSG have three, they have absolutely no chance of winning the Champions League ”.
In addition, the former strong central defender referred to Pochettino’s work in the entity of the French capital and, without mincing words, advised him to leave the Parisian club to move to the Premier League: “Pochettino has to leave the club. If he has the opportunity to go to Manchester United, I would go tomorrow. And it’s because of its three stars. ” It should be remembered that the Argentine strategist is on the list of main candidates to become the new coach of the Red Devils, after the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Although, that was not all. Carragher was also very critical of Mbappé: “It frustrates me to see Mbappe more than anyone else. I can almost understand Messi to some extent, he is 34 years old, but Mbappe is 22 years old, he should be sprinting back and coming back to help his teammates against a top Man City team. That thing to walk by the field is not for me ”.
What Mauricio Pochettino said after PSG’s defeat against Manchester City in the Champions League
“Yes, I am disappointed, but at the same time in the first half City played very well and they forced us to go back. They were very offensive. After the first half, we scored and we were controlling the game well. Then the City changed and they made us two goals “, expressed in an interview with BT Sport. “Manchester City has a lot of merit, they are a great team. For us, the important thing was to qualify. We beat City in Parque de los Príncipes and we lost here. The difference is that we tied with Leipzig and that is why we are second “, sentenced.
What rival could PSG have in the knockout stages of the Champions League?
With second place in Group A with one match to go, PSG already knows that in the round of 16 they will have one of the strongest and that they will have to define as a visitor.
There are teams that already have the leadership assured and could face PSG: Liverpool, Ajax, Bayern Munich or Manchester United.
While, Real Madrid and Inter they will define their zone in a duel between them at the Bernabéu; of the Chelsea or Juventus Another leader will come out and the area that seems most accessible in the event of a possible clash is the one with Lille, Salzburg and Seville in contention.
When are the 2021/22 Champions League round of 16 played?
The knockout stages of the Champions League will be played on days February 15/16/22/23, and those of return will dispute the days March 8/9/15/16.