On Friday, Paris Saint Germain trainer Mauricio Pochettino tested positive for coronavirus. On Friday, the club issued a statement saying that the Argentine will miss the Ligue 1 game against Anger at the weekend.

Jesus Perez and Miguel D’Agostino, the Argentine coach’s assistants, are set to take over the squad for the league encounter on Saturday.

“Paris Saint-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has tested positive for Sars-Cov2 after a PCR test. He will now be in isolation and follow the appropriate medical advice,” the club said in a statement.

After sacking German coach Thomas Tuchel, who has been with the Ligue 1 giants since July 2018, Paris Saint-Germain formally named Mauricio Pochettino as their head coach. The Argentine promised immediately to “to win with style”

The French club reported the news on its website and said that Pochettino had signed a deal with an extension for another year until June 30, 2022.

“PSG is one of the biggest clubs in the world,” the 48-year-old told the club’s TV channel.

“It’s not only important to win but to win with style.

“He added: “However, discipline is important, respect, the friendship between the players but also all the staff.”


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