Pochettino Comfortable With Speculation Over Future

Tottenham Hotspur’ s Argentinian head trainer Mauricio Pochettino takes a training session with Tottenham Hotspur’ s Enfield Schooling Centre, north London, on Oct 2, 2018 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League Group M football match against Barcelona.
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Tottenham supervisor Mauricio Pochettino said Thursday he can never get bored of tales linking him to other clubs since it means he is doing something correct.

New speculation about Pochettino’ s upcoming has emerged this week following the club’ s qualification to the knockout phase of the Champions League, with reviews suggesting the club are braced for interest from Manchester Usa and Real Madrid.

“ This type of news I think will not upset or bore people, ” said the Argentine, who agreed upon a five-year contract in May and it has constantly spoken about how happy he or she is in north London.

“ I prefer that newspapers discuss things like this than talk about ‘ Tottenham is going to sack me’, or even ‘ people are tired of me’, or even ‘ we are in a difficult situation’.

“ Of course , basically choose one situation I choose this one. We are not bored of it, of course. ”

Pochettino has steered Spurs into the last 16 from the Champions League and to third place in the Premier League in spite of a number of challenges this season, including having to perform their home games at Wembley.

And he is relieved that many of the focus is on Stansted City and Liverpool.

“ We are there, we are in the good position of course , ” this individual said. “ It is normal which the perception is different. I am happy with the particular perception today when the perception in the media is only Manchester City plus Liverpool and not us. ”

Spurs will find out their particular Champions League fate on Mon when the draw could pair these Porto, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus or Bayern Munich.

They will perform their first leg at home within February and Pochettino is eager for his side to be in their brand new home by then. Tottenham Hotspur Arena, on the site of their old venue associated with White Hart Lane, is set pertaining to completion sometime in early 2019.

It will be tight as upon Wednesday the club announced they are going to play their Premier League sport with Manchester United on The month of january 13 at Wembley.

“ I hope and I wish to enjoy our first leg in the brand new stadium, ” he said. “ Now, I don’ t understand if it is going to be there delete word, or in Wembley. We need to wait around. But my wish and wish is we can pay the first lower-leg in our new stadium. ”

AFP