Manchester United managerial target linked with PSG job, French football expert says

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According to report from French football expert Julien Laurens, Manchester United managerial target Mauricio Pochettino could likely abandon his desire to be manager at Old Trafford to return to Parc des Princes to become PSG manager.

The Argentine has been out of job for over a year now since he was sacked by Spurs, and has been constantly linked with the United managerial position to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

But it appears he won’t be waiting any longer as he has been tipped to replace the French club’s under-fire manager Thomas Tuchel.

“Pochettino has been very clever in the way that he’s waiting,” Laurens told talkSPORT . “He could have gone back to management very early on but he waited. He really wanted to get the right project and the right club.

“But he has really good ties with PSG, he was their player, their captain, and he loves Paris as a city and a football club. That could be very interesting, I think it’s a very attractive club for any manager.

“I think Manchester United is still in the back of his mind, because maybe Ole Gunnar Solkskjaer has lasted longer than all of us expected, but certainly he [Pochettino] would be high on their list.”