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Marquinhos: Pochettino is an exceptional coach

Thu 14 January 2021 | 9:22

PSG captain hails Pochettino after winning first trophy with the new boss.

Paris Saint-Germain



in Trophee des Champions last night, and they managed to beat their opponent 2-1 in a difficult match and won their first trophy with the new boss,

Mauricio Pochettino


PSG captain,


, who played his 300


match for the Parisian club, was happy to win another trophy.

“It’s a pleasure to be on the pitch, to be able to give your all so that you can win matches and trophies. That’s why I came to PSG,”

Marquinhos said

“There is a new coach with a new philosophy; it’s not always easy to change during the season but Pochettino is an exceptional coach. He talks a lot with the players and explains well what he wants.

“We thank Thomas Tuchel for what he did here, for me because I progressed well under him and he showed me a new level of football that I never expected to reach.”

The Brazilian added:

“Against Marseille, we know it's not always easy.

“They are a team with a lot of commitment, but we like to play this kind of game.

“Overall, we had a very good game. We had some difficult times but we are progressing and that is the most important thing. Both teams had great players to put on a good game and left what happened in the league game behind.”

source: SportMob