According to Michael Owen, Mauricio Pochettino is already considering a return to the Premier League following the collapse of PSG

Owen believes Pochettino will be in another job very soon (Picture: Getty)

Michael Owen believes Mauricio Pochettino doesn’t mind Paris Saint-Germain being eliminated from the Champions League and insists he already has his eye on a Premier League return.

PSG appeared to go into the knockout stages of the competition 2-0 on aggregate with just half an hour of the round of 16 against Real Madrid remaining.

However, Karim Benzema scored a 17-minute hat-trick to knock them out of contention, with the French giants suffering another humiliating surrender on Europe’s biggest stage.

Pochettino is Manchester United’s main target to become their new permanent manager this summer.

And Owen doesn’t think the Premier League side will have a difficult task convincing him to swap Paris for Manchester.

Real Madrid v Paris Saint-Germain: Round of 16, second leg – UEFA Champions League

Pochettino is a target for Manchester United (Image: Getty)

“I don’t think he’s going to mind,” Owen told BT Sport when asked how Pochettino would react to Wednesday’s exit.

“I think he has his eye on a Premier League team anyway.

‘But he was unemployed [when he was approached by PSG]it’s an incredible job to try and achieve something like that, he’ll probably win the league.

“But he will go the same way as Thomas Tuchels. If there’s a big job coming up in England, I’m sure he’ll have his fingerprints all over it.”

Pochettino is believed to be the favorite to become permanent boss at Old Trafford this summer, although Ajax manager Erik ten Hag is another contender.

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