PSG bosses aren't happy, says Tuchel

Amid mounting pressure on his position, Thomas Tuchel admits no-one at PSG is happy but trusts they are all moving in the same direction.

PSG boss Thomas Tuchel believes everyone at the club is on the same page heading into a crucial transfer window.   -  AFP

Thomas Tuchel does not see any issues regarding his future at Paris Saint-Germain as he is as disappointed at the way the season has panned out as those above him.

PSG won Ligue 1 but have endured a dreadful end to the season, meaning it will finish the campaign with just one trophy.

Tuchel's men were stunned by Guingamp in the Coupe de la Ligue quarterfinals in January, before crashing out of the Champions League to Manchester United in the last 16. Matters went from bad to worse last week when PSG, struggling to pick up results in the league, threw away a two-goal lead to lose the Coupe de France final on penalties to Rennes.

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This run of results - including just one win in six in all competitions - has led to increased pressure on Tuchel, yet he believes everyone at the club is on the same page heading into a crucial transfer window.

"I always talk to the president and the sporting director," he told a news conference ahead of facing Nice. "They are not happy but that's normal because we're not happy either.

"They know we're doing our best to find a style, playing our game with a way of fighting on our best level.

"It is absolutely necessary to recruit reliable players to rebuild this team and provide competition. Everybody at the club has the same opinion. We must now work on this."

Tuchel again pointed to a small squad and a tiring schedule as he addressed the media on Friday.

But he acknowledged that PSG can still have no excuses if it draws the ire of the Parc des Princes fans on its return to south-west Paris, playing at home for the first time since the shoot-out defeat to Rennes.

"It is possible that there will be a reaction from supporters at the Parc," he said. "We lost a final after leading 2-0 - it was totally our fault. We have to accept these reactions."

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