Pochettino tests positive for COVID-19, will miss PSG's Angers clash

Just three days on from winning his first trophy as a coach, Mauricio Pochettino will have to watch PSG's next game in self-isolation.

Pochettino to miss PSG's Angers clash after positive COVID-19 test

Mauricio Pochettino will miss Paris Saint-Germain's Ligue 1 clash with Angers after testing positive for coronavirus.

The club confirmed in a tweet that Pochettino had returned a positive PCR test and will enter self-isolation.

PSG assistants to take charge in Pochettino's absence

Assistants Jesus Perez and Miguel D'Agostino will take charge for Saturday's clash at the Stade Jean-Bouin.

After a 1-1 draw against Saint-Etienne in his first game at the helm, Pochettino has overseen a 3-0 win over Brest and a 2-1 Trophee des Champions victory against Marseille.

Wednesday's defeat of PSG's arch rivals secured Pochettino's first trophy of his career as a coach.

PSG are a point behind Lyon at the top of Ligue 1.