Mauricio Pochettino hasn't been a good fit for PSG – would Manchester United be any better?

Mauricio Pochettino
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Mauricio Pochettino might have the greatest front three ever assembled in football and could want to walk away to take charge of a club who conceded four at Watford. He cannot admit it in public but he may hope to leave a side with an 11-point lead in their league and who rank among the favourites to win the Champions League for one level on points with Brighton and whose defensive record is better only than Norwich’s and Newcastle’s. Pochettino’s visit to Manchester this week could feel a case of unfortunate timing: Manchester City beckon for him on Wednesday, but the longer-term destination could be Manchester United

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Richard Jolly

Richard Jolly also writes for the National, the Guardian, the Observer, the Straits Times, the Independent, Sporting Life, Football 365 and the Blizzard. He has written for the FourFourTwo website since 2018 and for the magazine in the 1990s and the 2020s, but not in between. He has covered 1500+ games and remembers a disturbing number of the 0-0 draws.