Spirit the key factor for Poch

20 July 2021 19:42:43

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Mauricio Pochettino has claimed the club are looking for a "conquering spirit" from the players they sign this summer and insists their new additions will do "everything" to win silverware with the French giants.

PSG are available at? to?win at?Troyes in their opening fixture of the new Ligue 1 campaign, while they are priced at? to be crowned champions of Fracne next season.

What we are looking for in all the players we want to see in the PSG shirt is personality - a conquering spirit.

Mauricio Pochettino

Having dominated French football in recent seasons, PSG were beaten to the?domestic league?title by Lille last term and also crashed out of the Champions League at the semi-final stage.

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And now, following their first summer with Pochettino in charge, the club have brought in a number of players to strengthen their chances of regaining the Ligue 1 title in 2020-21.

Georginio Wijnaldum was the first to join on a free transfer from Liverpool at the start of the month, before out-of-contract stars Sergio Ramos and Euro 2020 Player of the Tournament Gianluigi Donnarumma also moved to the Parc des Princes.

PSG also acquired the services of flying full-back Achraf Hakimi for from Inter Milan and are shaping up well ahead of the new campaign.

And Pochettino, who previously led English side Tottenham to the final of the Champions League, has spoken highly of the new signings, who he believes possess the right "personality" for the club.

Speaking about the club's summer recruitment, Pochettino said: "A club like Paris Saint-Germain deserves players of the highest level.

"What we are looking for in all the players we want to see in the Paris Saint-Germain shirt is personality - a conquering spirit.

"These players that we have recruited have won at different clubs, but the most important thing is that they have not won anything here yet and they will do everything for it."

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