PSG’s new coach Pochettino contracts COVID-19

Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino, the new manager of French professional football club, Paris Saint-Germain has tested positive for coronavirus.

The former Tottenham manager only took over on January 2, 2021 and led them to Trophee des Champions glory on Wednesday with a 2-1 victory over Marseille, winning his trophy as a professional manager.

Meanwhile, he will now self isolate and is set to miss the club’s next two Ligue 1 fixtures against Angers and Montpellier.

An official club statement read: “The coach of PSG Mauricio Pochettino is confirmed positive in the Sars-Cov2 PCR test.

“He will therefore respect isolation and is subject to the appropriate health protocol. His assistants Jesus Perez and Miguel D’Agostino will take over from tomorrow in Angers.”

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