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PSG coach Pochettino: We have no link with France Football; Di Maria right to discuss Messi

PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino insists they have nothing to do with France Football'sLionel Messi cover this week.

The big selling football magazine's latest edition covers PSG's pursuit of Barcelona captain Messi and has as it's cover the Argentine wearing the kit of the Parisians.

This comes after comments from Angel di Maria and Marco Verratti about hoping Messi can join them in France.

But Pochettino insists, "We are talking about a magazine that has nothing to do with PSG.

"When a player speaks, he does so from companionship, emotion and affection. There is no controversial situation here that has been raised from the club. At no time has respect been disrespected or something done that goes against the correct situation.

"We understand that players can say what they want, they can talk about other teammates. Here we have total respect for all clubs."

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