What They're Saying: Mauricio Pochettino

"Leonardo called me and said: 'The possibility is there. Would you like it or not?' The good thing is that he called me to ask. I said to myself: 'Is it a question?' I thought it was a joke, no? Of course.  I told him: 'Do we have to go and get him? Do I have to drive the van?' And that is when the negotiation started. From then on, Leonardo would call me every night to tell me how the situation was."

-- Paris St. Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino on at first thinking his boss, PSG sporting director Leonardo, was joking when he called this summer to say there was a real possibility that the French club might be able to sign Lionel Messi. (El Partidazo de COPE in Spanish)
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