As a sports analyst and football lover, I guessed that Lionel Messi's transfer to Paris Saint-German will yield quick result for the French league giant, but things are not going as Lionel Messi fans had guessed.
Recall that in August 2021, the football world witnessed what could be described as the best summer transfer window ever, Lionel Messi's free transfer to PSG, Cristiano Ronaldo's legendary return to Man UNITED after 12 years away from the club, and Sergio Ramos also secured a transfer to PSG. In the 2021 summer transfer window, how PSG got captain of Real Madrid and Barcelona for free is still surprising.
But, despite having such a transfer window, Lionel Messi is yet to prove his worth at PSG, the Argentine has made three appearances for the club but is yet to score a goal. let's analyze two things that can possibly cause it.
Mauricio Pochetino Tactics
Coaching a team that has the likes of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Angel Di Maria might give a coach some tactical problem. Pochetinno is yet to stay put to one tactic since Lionel Messi's debut. Starting Lionel Messi, Di Maria, and Neymar as attacking midfielders in the last game while putting a sprint star, Kylian upfront didn't really payout. Mauricio Pochetino needs to get his tactics right and know that Lionel Messi is a WF (Wing Forward), who plays right-wing, while Mbappe is needed at the right flank because of his pace with the ball.
Change Of Environment
Lionel Messi might be full of confidence because of his caliber of players but the Argentine has never played in a league outside Barcelona since making his debut with the Catalan giant. A Change of environment might be one of the reasons for the Argentine slow start in Ligue one. Recall that Cristiano Ronaldo also had the same issue when he newly got to Italy. Cristiano Ronaldo went three games goalless but when he finally found his feet, he could not stop scoring and he bagged over a hundred goals with the Italian giant before his departure to Manchester United this summer.
New reports show Lionel Messi missed PSG's game on Wednesday night due to a knee injury, which means football fans will have to wait a little longer before they witness Lionel Messi's debut goal in France. Despite all odd, I know the great No 10 will make a great return back to starlight.
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