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Players should deserve to wear PSG shirt - Pochettino

Sun 03 January 2021 | 10:46

The Argentine coach set his red lines for the players from the very beginning.

Paris Saint-Germain

coach Mauricio Pochettino has warned his players that they must be at their best to play for the club.

Pochettino returned to football after being sacked by Tottenham Hotspur in November 2019 and officially took over at Paris Saint-Germain on a two-year deal yesterday. He has been given the difficult task of winning the Champions League. Now, Pochettino, who has a history of reaching the final with

Tottenham

, has warned his players that they must be at the highest level to play for the team.

"In this club, it's always been about excellence, the players have to deserve to wear the jersey,"

the Argentine told the club's official website.

"I think that it's a fantastic squad and I think that we can accomplish what this club and the players want because they are competitors and they want to lift trophies." 

Poch added on returning to france:

"I think it's so exciting to be here and start to build this relationship again. And I always followed Paris Saint Germain after playing here. 

"I always had very good relationship with the fans, with the supporters. Paris is one of the biggest clubs in the world, and in a club like this, the win is not enough. You need to win of course but by playing well.

"The players here are some of the best here, they are the main actors and they need to love what they do on the pitch, it's really important."

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