Mauricio Pochettino believes ‘that is solely the start’ after profitable the primary trophy of his managerial profession simply 11 days after taking cost at PSG.
Objectives from Mauro Icardi and Neymar secured victory towards Marseille within the Trophee des Champions – the French equal of the Neighborhood Defend – with Dimitri Payet grabbing a late comfort.
In 11 years as a supervisor, at Espanyol, Southampton and Tottenham, the Argentine by no means received a trophy however he has now managed to say some silverware lower than two weeks into his new job – and is keen for extra.
Mauricio Pochettino claimed the primary trophy of his managerial profession on Wednesday evening
Pochettino’s PSG workforce beat Marseille to win the French equal of the Neighborhood Defend
‘After ten days as a coach, three matches performed and this closing towards our largest rival, it is essential to win,’ Pochettino instructed French TV station Canal+.
‘Greater than the trophy, it’s honour and delight which can be most essential for the membership and for the followers. Little by little, the workforce is doing the issues that I ask for. I have been right here for 2 weeks and we have accomplished a number of preparation.
‘That is solely the start. We imagine that with time and work, we will set up our concepts and that the progress will likely be good as a result of the standard now we have. We now have little time to coach however my gamers deserve this trophy, the popularity and so they have tailored shortly to my necessities.
‘I need to thank the gamers, [Leonardo] and Nasser [El-Khelaifi] for the chance, but in addition Thomas Tuchel and his workers as a result of we’re right here as a result of they’ve received titles.’
Brazilian star Neymar made his comeback from damage as an alternative and scored the trophy-clinching penalty 5 minutes from time.
Neymar scored a late second for PSG from the penalty spot after a month out with damage
Pochettino was additionally stuffed with reward for star participant Neymar as his late aim secured the victory
‘He is a particular participant and I am very completely satisfied for him,’ Pochettino added. ‘He scored the profitable aim and I am proud of the general efficiency of my workforce, who had a great sport.’
In the meantime reverse quantity Andre Villas-Boas insists his aspect had been the higher workforce on the evening.
‘I’ve nothing to say to my gamers, we had been the perfect workforce,’ Villas-Boas stated. ‘The perfect honour that PSG give us is the social gathering they’re throwing.’