Mauricio Pochettino believes PSG are close to achieving “what they desire” after they hammered Angers

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Mauricio Pochettino, the manager of Paris Saint-Germain, says his team is “very close” to getting what they want after their 3-0 win over Angers on Wednesday.

Mauricio Pochettino believes PSG are close to achieving "what they desire" after they hammered Angers

Following goals from Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Ramos, and Marquinhos, PSG moved to within a point of reclaiming the Ligue 1 title. They won despite the absence of Lionel Messi and Neymar, who were absent due to injury and suspension, respectively.

PSG now has a chance to win the league against Lens on Saturday, and Pochettino’s attention quickly turned to that game after the win.

“It was a good game and a very professional performance,” he remarked. The three points are the most crucial, and I believe we are getting closer to our goals.

“How about the title?” It’s critical to win games, play well, and stay focused on the game, and then we’ll see what happens. The most important thing is to stay focused on Saturday and attempt to put in another excellent performance.”

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After Marseille came back against Nantes to delay their title coronation, PSG now only need a point to dethrone Lille.

Despite PSG’s outstanding league performances, Mauricio Pochettino’ s future at the club remains unknown. Their defeat in Europe was disappointing, and he was linked with the vacant manager’s job at Manchester United, but 90min understands Erik ten Hag has decided to take over instead.

Mauricio Pochettino believes PSG are close to achieving "what they desire" after they hammered Angers

PSG is on the verge of tying a record with their tenth title

By winning 3-0 against Angers on Wednesday, Paris Saint-Germain all but won a record-tying 10th French league title with five rounds to spare.

PSG leads second-place Marseille by 15 points and has a considerably better goal difference, but they still need a point against Lens at home on Saturday to seal the title.

PSG is on course to equal Saint-Etienne, who won its 10th title in 1981 and is currently fighting for relegation. When Qatari owners QSI bought PSG in 2011, it only had two titles against Marseille’s nine.

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After exchanging passes with right-back Achraf Hakimi, Kylian Mbappe scored from the edge of the penalty area in the 28th minute to put PSG ahead.

Sergio Ramos, a former Real Madrid defender, headed in Angel Di Maria’s cross after a short corner shortly before halftime, and captain Marquinhos headed in another beautiful Di Maria assist in the 77th minute.

PSG appeared to be on the verge of celebrating the title after Nantes took the lead twice in Marseille. Marseille rallied, with Dimitri Payet scoring two penalties and midfielder Amine Harit scoring against his former club in the 75th minute to secure a 3-2 victory.

Mauricio Pochettino believes PSG are close to achieving "what they desire" after they hammered Angers

Marseille has a six-point lead over Rennes and Strasbourg in the race for second place in the automatic Champions League qualifying berth. Strasbourg defeated Rennes 2-1 at home in Alsace.

Mbappe’s league-leading 22 goals put him two goals ahead of Rennes’ Martin Terrier, who equalized for Rennes before Strasbourg’s towering striker Ludovic Ajorque scored the game-winning goal as coach Julien Stephan defeated the club where he earned his reputation.

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