Pochettino Makes Incredible Statement About Lionel Messi After Perfect Win Over Lille

Pochettino Makes Incredible Statement About Lionel Messi After Perfect Win Over Lille

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Lionel Messi on Sunday, February 6, scored a goal and assisted as Paris Saint-Germain beat Lille 5-1 in League game
  • PSG handler Mauricio Pochettino explained that Lionel Messi is the best player in the world after finding the back of the net
  • Paris Saint-Germain are still topping the League table in France as Messi and teammates are looking forward to win the title

Mauricio Pochettino who is the gaffer of French giants Paris Saint-Germain has explained that he has never doubted the ability of Lionel Messi claiming that the forward is the best in the world.

This comes after the former Barcelona captain scored and created an assist during Paris Saint-Germain perfect 5-1 win over Lille in League game on Sunday, February 6.

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Lionel Messi in action for Paris Saint-Germain. Photo by Catherine Steenkeste
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Since joining Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona on a free transfer, Lionel Messi has not been impressive in the League even though he has been shinning in the Champions League.

When did Lionel Messi score for Paris Saint-Germain against Lille?

Lionel Messi scored his only goal in PSG's 5-1 win over Lille in the 38th minute as the Argentine and his teammates remain on top of the topflight in France.

According to the report on GOAL and Mirror, Mauricio Pochettino explained that Lionel Messi will continue to impress for Paris Saint-Germain this season.

Mauricio Pochettino's statement about Lionel Messi

"I had no doubts, Leo is the best player in the world.
"Like anyone, he needs time to adapt. He needed time to recover his best physical shape, after a month without playing because of the COVID.
"It's important that Leo shows such participation and commitment."

Manchester United on alert as Top European giants prepare to sack their Manager

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how there are reports in France that those in charge of French side Paris Saint-Germain are preparing to disengage Mauricio Pochettino thereby putting Manchester United on alert.

Before Mauricio Pochettino got the job at Paris Saint-Germain, the Argentine coach was at Premier League side Tottenham and even steered the team to Champions League final before being sacked.

Despite currently topping the League table in France, Mauricio Pochettino is reported that he would be leaving the club at the end of the season.

Mauricio Pochettino is said to have also told those close to him that he would be leaving.

The reports added that Pochettino was linked with the job at Manchester United even before Ole Solskjaer was appointed as coach and since Rangnick is on interim capacity, the Red Devils are on alert.

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