In open war with Antero Henrique, Thiago Motta had decided to leave the PSG a few weeks ago. While the Portuguese is going, and that Leonardo comes back, Motta can he go back on his decision ? According to the French press, it has met with Leonardo yesterday and is in the reflection.
The love story between the PSG and Thiago Motta may not be over yet. Seven years after his arrival at the club, under the leadership of a certain Leonardo, the Italo-brazilian had announced a few weeks ago his departure from the club in his U19, and to his staff, tired of the conflicts with Antero Henrique, the future-ex-sports director of the club, with whom the relationship has been stormy over the two years. In the idea, Motta wanted to take advantage of the next few months to pass the second-level UEFA coaching and concatenate the rotations in the major european club to further his coaching experience.
But yesterday, Motta met with Leonardo in Paris, according to Le Parisien. The future new sporting director of the club would have started a sort of audit and taken the temperature with Motta on the past year of his U19, and, more generally, on the functioning of the training centre. Leonardo he took the opportunity to try to convince Motta to honor his second contract year ? The Parisian has not the certainty, not more than RMC, or The Team, which also believes that it is unlikely that Motta is still the coach of the U19. The first two media mentioned are less categorical and ensure that Motta is in a full reflection.
If he had already made arrangements to leave Paris, Motta would eventually be less categorical from this meeting with Leonardo and everything would become possible according to his entourage, provides The in Paris. Trend confirmed also by RMC, who explains that Motta is waiting to see what will happen at the training centre before deciding to stay or not. The Team evokes from his hand, the possibility that it is linked to the PSG in the event of the departure of the club this summer, for example through the role of ambassador. The coming days should enable us to learn more.