Jamie Carragher has urged Mauricio Pochettino to get out of Paris Saint-Germain and take over the reigns at Manchester United.
Ex-Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has told Mauricio Pochettino that he should leave Paris Saint-Germain as soon as possible if he has the chance to be the manager of Manchester United.
Carragher also blasted PSG’s attacking trio Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, and Lionel Messi following their below-par display that saw them lose 2-1 to Manchester City at the Etihad last night.
The former Spurs coach Pochettino has continued to be linked with the vacant job at Old Trafford, with reports suggesting that United see the Argentine as the number one candidate following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Sunday.
However, Carragher said if he were Pochettino, he wouldn’t waste time leaving the Parc des Princes, adding that the work rate of PSG's front three is totally unacceptable.
The pundit felt that Messi, Neymar, and Mbappe were reluctant to defend, leading to City's impressive comeback win in Europe's elite competition.
“Pochettino has to get out of the club. If he has the chance to go to Manchester United. I would be gone tomorrow and it’s because of those 3 stars," said Carragher on CBS.
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, who was also in the CBS studio agreed with Carragher’s view, saying: "If you want to win the Champions League, you cannot defend with seven players.
"It is impossible, I don't care who you are. The fullbacks are exposed, so it's virtually a three vs one, three vs two on the pitch.
"Team that win titles - and the Champions League even more so - have their front-three facing the ball.
"That way the full backs will feel more comfortable with what's going on behind them.
"But right now they're too exposed. Teams in France cannot expose them, but Man City can.
"Pochettino is not allowed to be Pochettino at times with that team.
'How do you take (Messi, Mbappe or Neymar) off? So he put Angel Di Maria in midfield - but he was exposed and not helping."