Mauricio Pochettino leaves the door open for Manchester United as PSG manager refuses to rule himself out of the running for Old Trafford job
- Manchester United sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as head coach on Sunday
- Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with the vacancy
- He refused to comment on the Old Trafford role when speaking on Tuesday
Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday night refused to rule himself out of the running for the Manchester United job.
The former Spurs boss is in Manchester on Wednesday with his Paris Saint-Germain team for a Champions League game at United’s rivals City.
Asked whether he would definitely stay in France for the rest of a contract that runs out in the summer of 2023, he said: ‘Football is about today, not tomorrow.
Mauricio Pochettino has inssited that he is fully committed to his role with Paris Saint-Germain
Pochettino was speaking to the press ahead of PSG’s Champions League clash with Man City
‘Football is about results. You live in the present, it’s not about living in the future.
‘We are in a business where the rumours are there. I completely understand what is going on.
‘We cannot talk about this because of my respect to my club and my respect to another club. What another club are doing in that moment is not my business, it is not my problem.’
The Argentine boss has been strongly linked with replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at United
When pressed again on the issue, Pochettino changed tack a little.
He said: ‘I think I was clear. My contract is until 2023, this season and one season more.
‘I don’t say anything different. I’m really happy at PSG — that’s a fact. I’m happy in Paris.’