Mauricio Pochettino spoke with Christian Martin exclusively and referred to the controversy over the replacement of Lionel Messi against Lyon, clarifying that his priority is to protect La Pulga.
“My biggest concern is that Leo is well and that he does not have something that could have him off the field. The doctors are checking him, we hope that Messi can be fast in the team because that is the most important thing,” said the director PSG coach.
The coach assured that he was not surprised at all with the commotion that was generated by having taken the star off the field of play: “Leo is the best player in the world and it is normal that everything that happens around him has an impact.”
“Without a doubt my priority is to protect him, it is very important for us and for our Argentina National Team”, expressed and concluded: “We hope to have him on the field soon, that he is happy, that he scores goals, that he plays well and that he helps the team to achieve the objectives.”