Paris Saint-Germain has lodged an appeal to lift Neymar’s suspension.
has been suspended because of his foul in the
Coupe de France
semi-final against Montpellier, so he is going to miss the final against Monaco, and he has been angry about the suspension, but thePSG
boss is hopeful about having the Brazilian superstar back because the club has appealed.
insists that the Parisians’ plans will not change even if Neymar misses the match.
"We don't know if they will be available, but we hope so. We will see in the next few hours if we can count on them,"
Pochettino said at Tuesday's pre-match news conference.
"We are awaiting a decision and will prepare as normal. I will pick my team tomorrow. The rest does not change."
Pochettino’s men have a rough string of games ahead of them as they have an important league game after their clash against Monaco.
"We are coming to the end of the season and have two games that we must win – they are both finals,"
"We don't need any extra motivation, and the physical aspect will not be a problem for us. There is a good atmosphere in the camp as we are close to two titles.
"Monaco deserve credit for their wins against us and they are a physically strong team with a lot of qualities.
"I think we deserved better in the last game between us, but they have played well. It is a final and I hope now the result will be different."