The PSG coach spoke on Thursday about the state of form and the absence of his players for the match against Angers.
Paris Saint-Germain welcomes Angers at the Parc des Princes this Friday, on behalf of the 10th day of Ligue 1. The PSG coach, Mauricio Pochettino, spoke during the press conference on Thursday at 2 p.m. The Argentinian technician returned to the case of Sergio Ramos unavailable since his arrival this summer, also absent from training this Thursday in preparation for Friday’s match against Angeois, but also on Juan Bernat.
« I have no doubt that he will return to his best level. After that, it is sure that a sportsman still likes to play and he suffers from this situation of not being able to do it now. He is a strong person, who has the support of the entire club and the medical staff to help him get through this moment. We hope to see him soon. »
Bernat fit to play?
“He has been training well for the past 15 days. We have not yet made the group, but there is the possibility that it will be summoned ”, Pochettino added about Bernat.
To continue the list of absentees, there will certainly be Messi, Of Maria, Neymar, Marks and Walls, who are due to play Thursday night with Brazil and Argentina. Neymar was also entitled to a little support from his trainer, concerning his state of form and his recent statements:
“Neymar has a very important mental strength. He is a sincere boy, who reveals his feelings. He has been under a lot of pressure since he was little. But he loves football. His passion, Neymar demonstrates it every day with us. In Rennes, it was the collective performance that was not good. The poor individual performances did not allow a good collective performance ”, did he declare.
Asked about the injury of Keylor Navas contracted during Costa Rica’s match against the United States, Pochettino also shared: « Keylor has not yet returned. He will be examined upon his return. He felt an embarrassment. We hope he got out more as a precaution than anything else. “
❌ Neymar, Messi, Di Maria, Paredes, Marquinhos and Navas should not be available against Angers with PSG on Friday due to their obligations in the national teamhttps://t.co/rWJROx1hRA
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