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Pochettino Reveals Three Teams He Will Never Manage

Mauricio Pochettino Reveals Three Teams He Will Never Manage

By Keegan Kruger - Jan 26, 2018 05:04 PM @KeeganKruger

Amid the uncertainty around Zinedine Zidane's future at Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has revealed the three teams he will never manage in his career.

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The Argentine, who previously coached Espanyol, has been linked with the Los Blancos job on more than one occasion, and is apparently on Florentino Perez's shortlist to replace the Frenchman.

However, when asked about the rumours recently, Pochettino did not want elaborate too much whether he would consider coaching Real but did make it clear that there are three clubs he would never end up managing.

"I am so clear, I am never going to be the manager of Barcelona or Arsenal because I am so identified with Tottenham and Espanyol. I grew up in Newell's Old Boys and will never manage Rosario Central," Pochettino said, as quoted by FourFourTwo.

"That is my decision because I prefer to work on my farm in Argentina than in some places. But my commitment is massive in this club. I am working like I am going to be here forever.

"But in the end, it is like the players, you never know what is going to happen in football. It is a lot of rumours about this, about that.

"Tomorrow (Tottenham chairman) Daniel Levy could have a bad night and say, 'Oh I am going to sack Mauricio'. And then I look stupid saying I am not going to work in one place or another or another.

"You never know in football. That is the problem. It is a very unstable situation."

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The pressure on Zidane's future has increased after his side was knocked out of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday night against Leganes.

Do you think Pochettino will be a good fit for Real Madrid? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal Jan 27, 2018 09:13 PM
Keep it that way
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kingMzu84 Joined: 13 Dec 2017
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kingMzu84 Jan 26, 2018 09:38 PM
If mathoho rejected sundownns big money move to fulfill his dream of playng for his childhood team y criticise pochettino
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kingMzu84 Jan 26, 2018 09:34 PM
Thr is nothing wrong with what ths guy said
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JOMMAK Jan 26, 2018 09:18 PM
Barcelona don't hire cows...especially cows from Espanyol
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Golden Boots Jan 26, 2018 07:21 PM
That's because you are not quality enough!
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Kurough Joined: 23 Dec 2017
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Kurough Jan 26, 2018 06:39 PM
You talking like this cause you still got a job. Come down to earth as life will humble you boy.
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Krown me TshePanG Jan 26, 2018 05:59 PM
Poch u talkin like u sure of ur future at Spurs....football is unpredictable u never no what 2mr brings!! u might lose spurs dressing room
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Lusapho Makhubalo Jan 26, 2018 05:45 PM
I would coach any team
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mercedece Jan 26, 2018 05:19 PM
If I was him, I would never associate myself with rivalries from foreign countries. Even here in SA I would coach pirates and if a chance of working for chiefs comes I would grab it

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