PSG have confirmed that their head coach Mauricio Pochettino has tested positive for COVID-19.
The 48-year-old will now be subject to a period of self-isolation until he returns a negative test, with his assistants Jesus Perez and Miguel D’Agostino set to take charge for the Ligue 1 clash with Angers on Saturday.
📌 L’entraineur du @PSG_inside Mauricio Pochettino est confirmé positif au test PCR Sars-Cov2. Il va donc respecter l’isolement et est soumis au protocole sanitaire approprié.
Ses adjoints Jesus Perez et Miguel D’Agostino assureront le relai à partir de demain à Angers. #SCOPSG
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_inside) January 15, 2021
It’s been some week for the new PSG boss – this coming days after he lifted his first trophy as manager – the Trophée des Champions after beating Marseille on Wednesday.
Pochettino was announced as the new head coach of the Ligue 1 champions on January 3.