Mauricio Pochettino’s first three months as manager of Paris Saint-Germain have been full of ups and downs, and the pressure is still building.
The former Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton manager was hired at the start of the year to take over from the sacked Thomas Tuchel at the French champions, who were languishing in third position in the league.
Pochettino will realize he faces a far harder task in the first leg of the quarter-final against the German champions after passing his first acid test by beating a disjointed Barcelona 5-2 on aggregate in the last-16. Although no one expects PSG to stroll into Munich and win easily, they should not be considered underdogs heading into the match.
Pochettino already has two of the best strikers in the world in Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, and they are well supplied by the likes of Angel di Maria and Marco Verratti, though the latter will be unavailable on Wednesday due to injury.
Source: Daily Mail