Southampton boss Pochettino raps France for ignoring Schneiderlin

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino can't understand France's snub of Morgan Schneiderlin.

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino can't understand France's snub of Morgan Schneiderlin.

The 24-year-old was last season crowned fans' and players' player of the year and has continued to impress this term, although the French national team has yet to call-up the former under-21 international.

"It does surprise me because he's a player that does have the same quality as the players that have been called up," Saints manager Pochettino said of Schneiderlin, one of Southampton's longest-serving players.

"He is a player that has amazing quality and I am 100 per cent sure it will happen.

"He needs to keep on working with the same humility, the same work ethic and it's a matter of time until he will get that call up.

"The only thing I would say to the French federation is they should be careful because he might be able to play for England."

 
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