Sergio Rico is one of the big losers in the Paris transfer window, relegated to the rank of third or even fourth goalkeeper after the arrival at PSG of Gianluigi Donnarumma.
However, the Spanish goalkeeper remains fair play. » The situation is complicated, he admits in the pages of Panenka magazine. In any case, the number one goal is for the team to achieve their goals and for everything to be fine. ».
To do this, he ensures to evolve in healthy competition with Keylor Navas and Alexandre Letellier. » There is very healthy competition, everyone knows their role very well. We live it well, especially in my case. […] Whoever plays we have to be happy, the important thing is that the results follow. »
And to insist on the fundamental role of coach Mauricio Pochettino in this perspective: “ He is very close to the players. He’s always been on our side and knows what pleases us… It’s very important, especially with the great players who have still joined the squad. If he can coordinate all of this, give affection and be good with the group, I am sure it will be a good year. »
In the light of the events observed on Sunday evening at the Parc des Princes, and this premature exit badly experienced by Lionel Messi, these words of Sergio Rico take on their full meaning …