The Argentine coach is not unbalanced on a possible departure as a starter of the blue against City: “Happy with our extreme defenders”
On the eve of the match of Champions League against the Manchester City it was, for Mauricio Pochettino, the opportunity to return to the role in the team of Gigio Donnarumma, so far in the field only twice with the shirt of Psg: “If Donnarumma plays? I won’t confirm the team – he said at the press conference -. We have great goalkeepers and all the great goalkeepers adapt to the requests of the coaching staff. We are happy with what they are doing so far.”
Donnarumma took the field in the league matches against Clermont and Lyon, but on all other occasions he was preferred by Keylor Navas.
Pochettino also spoke of Lionel Messi, available again after missing his last two matches in Ligue 1 due to a bone contusion: “I do not confirm anything until match day, but he will be available and in a group. Complicated his adaptation? Spent twenty years in Barcelona . Let the players adapt to their new environment, make them feel at home. “
Also close to returning to the field Marco Verratti: “He has trained well in the last few days. We think he may be part of the group.”
Finally it is unmarked from the role of favorite for the match with Guardiola: “We are a team under construction. We will play against City, led by the best coach in the world, who like us dreams of winning the Champions League. Maybe City is ahead of us, but it’s still a football match and anything can happen “.