Report: Paris Saint-Germain identify new Mauricio Pochettino replacement?


Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly identified another coach to replace Mauricio Pochettino if they are unable to get Zinedine Zidane.

Reports in France claim that Pochettino has also inform people in his circle that he intends to leave the Ligue 1 leaders at the end of the season.

Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has seemingly been the main choice for PSG in the last few months, although he has sights set on the French national team.

According to European journalist Ingazio Genuardi, as cited by Get Football News France, PSG have are now keeping tabs on Antonio Conte after his surprise comments this week.

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The report claims the uncertainty surrounding Conte's future could play in PSG's hands if they are unable to acquire Zidane's future.

The Italian tactician questioned his own future at the club after Tottenham Hotspur's defeat to Burnley.

"No one deserves this type of situation – the club, me, the players and fans," the former Inter Milan boss said in a post-match press conference, as per The Guardian.

"But this is the reality. I came in to try to improve the situation in Tottenham, but maybe in this moment, I don't know, I'm not so good to improve the situation."