Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has revealed that Lionel Messi told him that he was ‘OK’ after beingness subbed off in his side’s 2-1 win with Lyon in the Ligue 1 on Sun.
Pochettino said this spell reacting to Messi’s disgruntled reaction to beingness subbed off against Lyon.
Messi refused to shake hands with Pochettino, after beingness taken off during their game against Lyon at the weekend.
The 34-year-old, who is yet to score for PSG since he arrived as a liberate agent from Barcelona, made his foremost home start against Lyon but was taken off in the 76th min with the scores tied at 1-1, thanks to Neymar’s penalty.
But Mauro Icardi’s stoppage-time header gave Pochettino’s side all 3 points against the visitors.
“I think everybody knows we have many great players in this 35-man squad,” Pochettino said at his post-match press conference.
“Only 11 can play, we can’t play to a greater extent. We have to create choices, within the matchday squad and and then during the game.
“The decisions in the game are made for the good of the squad and each player.
“Every coach thinks in relation to that. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes players similar it and sometimes they don’t. At the finish of the daytime, that’s why we are hither.
“These are decisions that have to be made by the coach. As for his [Messi] reaction, I asked him how he was, he said he was OK. That was it. That was our exchange. No issues.”
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