PSG: Navas vs Donnarumma? "It’s the management and the coaches’ fault,” said Lensois Leca.

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This Friday, in a press conference ahead of PSG-Lens (Saturday, 9 pm), Jean-Louis Lecca elaborated on the thorny question of managing goalkeepers. Lençois, who believes we can live through a “critical year” in Ligue 1 on the subject, also believes Paris leaders have badly managed the cohabitation between Gianluigi Donnarumma and Keylor Navas.

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An informed opinion on a debate that would have animated the seasons of many Ligue 1 clubs. PSG (this Saturday at 9 p.m.), present at a press conference this Friday on the eve of a trip to the Parc des Princes to challenge Lens. Goalkeeper Jean-Louis Lecca elaborated on the question of cohabitation between goalkeepers, which has been back on the table since Wednesday evening, and Mauricio Pochettino’s statement after Keylor Navas. Competing with Vuilker Farinez since mid-season, the Lancois goalkeeper knows the subject very well.

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“The most important thing is not the option or the player, but the unit. Whether in Marseille, Paris, Lens, we are going through a year that could be crucial where clubs realize they don’t need a Good goalkeeper, but two, Lecca told reporters. When I started my career, we only talked about No. 1. But today we realize that goalkeeping ‘team’ is very important. People understand the importance of numbers. 2. I was No. 2, and No. 2 and No. 3 are very important in the life of a group. These are the people who stay with the Raiders at the end of the session and the people who have a special place In a group, that sets the mood.”

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“You have to be clear from the start”

This season, PSG staff haven’t established a hierarchy or even a rule between Donnarumma and Navas that Lecca doesn’t understand. “The question of management is essential, you should be clear from the start, Lecca continued. When Courtois signs for Real, Zidane’s position is the same, but the rule is established from the start: one plays the Champions League, Second second league. Paris has two of the best 5-6 goalkeepers in the world. From there, the pressure is on their shoulders. We’ve seen Navas make mistakes this year that he didn’t last year. Just like that. From Donnarumma. If we are here today it is not the fault of the goalkeepers, it is the fault of the management and the coaches who don’t make things clear as soon as they start.”

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This Friday, Keylor Navas and Mauricio Pochettino had a lengthy exchange at the end of the PSG training session, two days after much commentary on the two Parisians’ outings. On Wednesday evening, after the victory in Angers (3–0, Day 33 of Ligue 1), the Argentine coach assured that the goalkeepers’ management would change in response to the Costa Rican exit next season. Paris.

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