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UCL: Michael Owen, Rio Ferdinand Predict Teams that’ll Play Champions League Final
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UCL: Michael Owen, Rio Ferdinand Predict Teams that’ll Play Champions League Final

  Former England stars, Rio Ferdinand and Michael Owen have shared their separate opinions regarding which team will make it to the final of the Champions League. Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are the four teams in the semi-finals. Chelsea will play Real Madrid while Manchester City tackle PSG in the next stage. Real Madrid defeated Liverpool 3-1 on aggregate and will go on to face Thomas Tuchel’s men. Chelsea had earlier beaten Porto 2-1 on aggregate with Mauricio Pochettino’s knocking out Bayern Munich. Manchester City joined them in the other semi-final after beating Borussia Dortmund 4-2 on aggregate, fighting back from a goal down to win 2-1 on Wednesday night courtesy of goals from Riyad Mahrez and Phil Foden. Former Liver...
Messi vs Mbappe: Neymar Speaks on Comparison, Names Best Player
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Messi vs Mbappe: Neymar Speaks on Comparison, Names Best Player

Neymar has said that there is no comparison between his Paris Saint-Germain teammate, Kylian Mbappe and Barcelona King, Lionel Messi. Even though Neymar enjoys playing with Mbappe, he noted that the France international is still a long way from reaching Messi’s level. The Frenchman has impressed in the Champions League this season, single-handedly shooting down Barcelona at the Camp Nou. “There’s no comparison,” Neymar told France Football when asked to compare the two. “They have two very different styles of play. “Messi is the best player I’ve seen, and Kylian is on his way to becoming one of the best.” Neymar and Mbappe made it to the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday despite losing 1-0 to Bayern Munich in Paris. The first leg of the quarter-final ties ended...
Transfer: PSG to Replace Mbappe With Salah
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Transfer: PSG to Replace Mbappe With Salah

  Paris Saint-Germain are looking at Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah as a replacement for Kylian Mbappe, according to Telefoot. Mbappe’s future with the Ligue 1 giants remains uncertain. The France forward is yet to make any decision on his future, but has one year left on his current PSG deal. Although PSG manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has reportedly called Harry Kane personally over a potential reunion, the French giants are also interested in a move for Salah. It is believed they have already established contact with the Egyptian star’s representatives last month. Salah has remained coy over his own future, but would prefer to join Real Madrid or Barcelona.
Tottenham Take Final Decision on Sacking Mourinho after 3-1 Defeat to Man United
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Tottenham Take Final Decision on Sacking Mourinho after 3-1 Defeat to Man United

  Tottenham Chairman, Daniel Levy has reached a decision over the future of manager Jose Mourinho after Spurs’ 3-1 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday, according to Voetbal 24. The report says that the club hierarchy has decided to keep the Portuguese for next season simply because it will cost too much to sack him. The Portuguese, who took over from Mauricio Pochettino in 2019, is currently under significant pressure at the club following a series of poor performances by the team. Tottenham were beaten convincingly by Manchester United on Sunday afternoon making their chances of finishing top this season slimmer. Spurs still have the League Cup final to play which could be the only source of silverware this season. It has previously been reported that Levy wil...
What Pochettino said about Mbappe, Neymar, others after PSG defeated Bayern Munich
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What Pochettino said about Mbappe, Neymar, others after PSG defeated Bayern Munich

  Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has heaped praises on his players, including Kylian Mbappe and Neymar, for their “enormous sacrifice” after beating Bayern Munich 3-2 in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie on Wednesday night in Germany. Mbappe opened the scoring for PSG before Marquinhos made it 2-0 for the visitors, thanks to Neymar’s assists. However, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Thomas Muller then equalized for Bayern before Mbappe netted again to give Pochottino’s men a first-leg advantage ahead of the return leg next week. “I am happy with the result and the attitude of the team, who found themselves in difficult situations against the best side in Europe,” Pochettino said at his post-match press conference after the game. “We ne...
Bayern Munich vs PSG: Neymar likes to fight – Pochettino
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Bayern Munich vs PSG: Neymar likes to fight – Pochettino

  Paris Saint-German boss, Mauricio Pochettino, has said Neymar likes to fight to win, but his emotions overpowered him, after he was sent off during their 1-0 defeat to Lille last weekend. Speaking ahead of today’s Champions League quarter-final tie against Bayern Munich, Pochettino said the Brazilian was caught up in the moment in his first Ligue 1 start in over two months. “He was very excited to start a match. He’s an emotional player. “He likes to play, he likes to fight, he’s a competitor. He didn’t deserve that red,” Pochettino said. That loss saw PSG drop to second position in Ligue 1 behind Lille. But Pochettino expects Neymar to be focused for Wednesday’s match against Bayern. “He knows he has to channel himself. I hope that tomorrow everything will be ...
PSG vs Lille: Pochettino Criticizes Neymar, Others after Ligue 1 Home Defeat
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PSG vs Lille: Pochettino Criticizes Neymar, Others after Ligue 1 Home Defeat

Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has criticized his players, including Neymar, after his side’s Ligue 1, 1-0 home defeat against Lille on Saturday. Pochettino explained that PSG players didn’t create enough chances against Lille, adding that they showed a lack of aggression in the final third of the encounter against the visitors. Jonathan David’s first-half goal gave Lille all three points against PSG at the Parc des Princes as Neymar, and Tiago Djalo were sent off late in the second half of the match. The result means PSG are in the second position on the Ligue 1 table with 3 points behind leaders Lille after 31 games. “We didn’t score, and they did. They created fewer chances than us, but they were more clinical in front of goal,” Pochettino said at his ...
Arteta Expresses Interest in Managing PSG
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Arteta Expresses Interest in Managing PSG

  Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has expressed an interest in coaching Paris Saint-Germain in future. Arteta sent one year on loan at PSG between 2001 and 2002. During his spell in France, he won the Intertoto Cup before leaving Barcelona for Rangers. His history with the Ligue 1 club has led to links with a possible return. Arteta was in December mentioned as a potential candidate when Thomas Tuchel was sacked, before Mauricio Pochettino was appointed. “I love Paris, I love Paris,” Arteta told BeIN Sports FR. “I have very good memories from over there. It was my first club as a professional. The club is always in my heart. “You never know, but I have a lot of work to do (at Arsenal).”  
What I told PSG players at half-time during 1-1 draw with Barcelona – Pochettino
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What I told PSG players at half-time during 1-1 draw with Barcelona – Pochettino

  Mauricio Pochettino has revealed what he told his players at half-time during their hard fought 1-1 with Barcelona in Paris on Wednesday. Having won the first leg 4-1 in Spain, the French club needed to stop Lionel Messi-led Barcelona from a dramatic comeback as they did in 2017. And Pochettino said he warned his players against letting that happen after Kylian Mbappe had cancelled out Messi’s opener and with the Argentine missing from the spot at the stroke of half time “We suffered a lot in the first half,” Pochettino told RMC Sport. “We struggled with the first pass. “I asked them to play. Of course I was not happy, I told the players that, but sometimes it happens and we were more combative in the second half. The important thing is that we are through. We ...
PSG Confirm Bad news on Neymar Ahead of Barcelona Clash
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PSG Confirm Bad news on Neymar Ahead of Barcelona Clash

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has been ruled out of their Champions League tie against Barcelona, after failing to recover from a thigh problem. The 29-year-old has been sidelined since picking up the injury against Caen on February 10. Neymar returned to light training, but PSG confirmed on Tuesday that this week’s second leg against Barca in the round-of-16 comes too soon. “He’s very sad. He was really looking forward to going to Barcelona. He loves Barcelona. “He’s a player who loves to play these games, he’s made for them,” PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino said. Neymar, who joined PSG from Barca for a world record €222million fee in 2017, also missed the first leg at Camp Nou, which the French champions won 4-1.
PSG vs Barcelona: Pochettino Announces Squad for Champions League Clash
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PSG vs Barcelona: Pochettino Announces Squad for Champions League Clash

Paris Saint-Germain’s squad to face Barcelona on Wednesday night in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second-leg tie has been released. PSG manager, Mauricio Pochettino called up 25 players to tackle Ronald Koeman’s men in France. Pochettino’s side defeated Barcelona 4-1 in the first-leg last month at Camp Nou. PSG head to the game after defeating Brest 3-0 in the French Cup last Saturday, while Barcelona won Osasuna 2-0 in the LaLiga. PSG’s squad against Barcelona: Bakker Mitchel, Dagba Colin, Di Maria Angel, Diallo Abdou, Draxler Julian, Florenzi Alessandro, Gueye Idrissa, Herrera Ander, Icardi Mauro, Kehrer Thilo, Kimpembe Presnel, Kurzawa Layvin, Letellier Alexandre, Marquinhos, Mbappé Kylian, Michut Edouard, Navas Keylor, Paredes Leandro, Pembele Timothée, Pereira ...
Man City vs Man United: De Gea Set to Join PSG
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Man City vs Man United: De Gea Set to Join PSG

Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, is set to leave the club for Paris Saint-Germain as replacement Keylor Navas. The Sun (UK) reports that the Spaniard is now a top transfer target for Paris Saint-Germain De Gea, who spent 10 years at Old Trafford is wanted by Mauricio Pochettino to replace Navas. De Gea has seen his position come under pressure from Dean Henderson, but the veteran has thus far kept his starting job. Following the outstanding performance from Henderson, Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, had at the weekend confirmed De Gea will be given an extended break, following the birth of his first child. De Gea flew back to Spain to be with his girlfriend for the birth of Yanay. This means that the young England goalkeeper will be in goal...
Hector Bellerin Considering Arsenal Exit
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Hector Bellerin Considering Arsenal Exit

Hector Bellerin is reportedly considering leaving Arsenal amid interest from French club Paris Saint-Germain. Bellerin, 25, has been with the Gunners since he joined from Barcelona as a 16-year-old and has become a key player for the London club in recent years. However, CBS Sports reports that Bellerin is keen on a fresh challenge and is ready to consider leaving Arsenal this summer. PSG manager and former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is understood to be an admirer of the Spaniard, who has two-and-a-half years remaining on his current contract. Barcelona, as well as at least two other clubs in Serie A, are also believed to be monitoring the situation and will look to try and persuade the right-back to leave London this summer. Mikel Arteta is hoping th...
Pochettino Gives Fresh Update on Mbappe’s Future at PSG
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Pochettino Gives Fresh Update on Mbappe’s Future at PSG

  Paris Saint-Germain boss, Mauricio Pochettino, has provided an update on forward, Kylian Mbappe’s future at Le Parc des Princes. Mbappe, who led PSG to defeat Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 first-leg tie at Camp Nou earlier this week, is yet to sign a new contract with the French Ligue 1 champions. The France international’s contract at PSG will expire in the summer of 2022. Providing an update on Mbappe ahead of PSG’s Ligue 1 clash with Monaco this weekend, Pochettino said the 22-year-old’s uncertain future would “be clarified soon” following reports linking the player with a move away from PSG this summer. “PSG can give Mbappé all the tools he needs to be happy,” Pochettino told Catalunya Radio program Tot Costa. “I think it’ll be clarified soon.” ...
Champions League: Pochettino Reveals Conversation With Messi after PSG Defeated Barcelona
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Champions League: Pochettino Reveals Conversation With Messi after PSG Defeated Barcelona

  Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has revealed that he exchanged pleasantries with Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi after his team defeated the La Liga giants 4-1 in the Champions League round of 16 first leg tie earlier this week in Spain. Pochettino also said that he didn’t have any discussion with Messi about the 33-year-old’s future at Barcelona amid interests from PSG. Messi’s contract at Barcelona will expire at the end of the season, and PSG are the frontrunners for the Argentine captain’s signature. Messi and Pochettino did cross paths immediately after the full-time whistle at Camp Nou, but the PSG boss is now saying that they only said ‘hello and goodbye’. “With Messi, we just said hello and goodbye,” Pochettino told Spanish outlet Tot Cos...
Europa League: Dele Alli Takes Swipe at Mourinho, Praises Pochettino
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Europa League: Dele Alli Takes Swipe at Mourinho, Praises Pochettino

  Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Dele Alli, has taken a veiled swipe at manager, Jose Mourinho, and hailing his predecessor, Mauricio Pochettino. Mourinho has apparently frozen Alli out of his first-team plans, with the England international making just five appearances for Spurs in the Premier League so far this season. Alli, whose future at Tottenham is unclear, saw a move to reunite with Pochettino at Paris Saint-Germain fall through the last January transfer window. Speaking ahead of Tottenham’s Europa League clash with Wolfsberger on Thursday night, Alli said he was lucky to play under Pochettino at Tottenham, adding that the Argentine knows how to manage him. “I was very lucky to have a manager like Pochettino – he was an unbelievable guy and very experienced,”...
Barcelona vs PSG: Pochettinho reveals Conversation With Mbappe
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Barcelona vs PSG: Pochettinho reveals Conversation With Mbappe

Paris Saint-Germain boss, Mauricio Pochettino, has revealed that his forward, Kylian Mbappe, told him that he (Pochettino) would win at Camp Nou for the second time of his managerial career. Pochettino disclosed this after PSG defeated Barcelona 4-1 in the Champions League round of 16 first-leg tie on Tuesday night, thanks to a hat-trick from Mbappe and a strike from Moise Kean. “Great footballers create their own path, and those three goals have put him in the media spotlight,” Pochettino told a post-match press conference. “We had no doubts, and we are very happy for him [Mbappe]. “Confidence always has to be absolute, and he felt calm [before the game]. “He asked me yesterday in training: ‘How many times have you won at Camp Nou?’ I told him once. He answered: ‘Tomorr...
Champions League: Pochettino Makes Demand after PSG Thrash Barcelona at Camp Nou
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Champions League: Pochettino Makes Demand after PSG Thrash Barcelona at Camp Nou

  Paris Saint-Germain boss, Mauricio Pochettino, has urged his players to focus on their next game against Monaco in the French Ligue 1 on Sunday. Pochettino made the plea following PSG’s Champions League round of 16 first-leg win over Barcelona on Tuesday night. The former Tottenham Hotspur coach also said that PSG are capable of doing anything after thrashing Barcelona 4-1. A hat-trick from Kylian Mbappe and Moise Kean’s goal gave PSG an advantage ahead of the second leg in Paris. Lionel Messi did score a goal for Ronald Koeman’s side at Camp Nou. “When you win, you are always happy and then the performance was very good,” Pochettino told PSG TV. “The players deserve everything and we feel very proud of our players for their fantastic match. “But now we n...
Barcelona vs PSG: Pochettino’s Squad for Champions League Clash Confirmed
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Barcelona vs PSG: Pochettino’s Squad for Champions League Clash Confirmed

Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has announced his side’s squad to tackle Barcelona in the Champions League round of 16 first-leg on Tuesday night at Camp Nou. Pochettino released a 22-man squad to face Barcelona in a post via PSG’s official website on Monday. PSG head to the game following a 2-1 win over Nice in the French Ligue encounter over the weekend, while Barcelona defeated Alaves 5-1 in the LaLiga. PSG’s squad against Barcelona: BAKKER Mitchel, DIALLO Abdou, DRAXLER Julian, FLORENZI Alessandro, GUEYE Idrissa, HERRERA Ander, ICARDI Mauro, KEAN Moise, KEHRER Thilo, KIMPEMBE Presnel, KURZAWA Layvin, LETELLIER Alexandre, MARQUINHOS, MBAPPÉ Kylian, MICHUT Edouard, NAVAS Keylor, PAREDES Leandro, PEREIRA Danilo, RAFINHA, RICO Sergio, SARABIA Pablo, VERRATTI M...
Messi Denies Reports he has Agreed to Join PSG or Man City
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Messi Denies Reports he has Agreed to Join PSG or Man City

Lionel Messi has denied rumors he has agreed to join PSG, Manchester City or any other club, saying he is waiting until the end of the season to decide whether to remain with Barcelona. Messi's contract expires in the summer and he has been linked with several leading European clubs, including the Ligue 1 champions and Manchester City. According to Goal.com, the six time ballon d'or winner has not spoken to PSG, any PSG players or coach Mauricio Pochettino. He also says he has not spoken to Man City boss Pep Guardiola - or any other club about his future. The new report by Goal states that Messi is waiting until the end of the season to decide what to do about his future, and whether to extend his contract with Barcelona, a club he has been at since he was 12. Last summer, ...
EPL: Thomas Tuchel Agrees With Mourinho Over Comments on Chelsea Job
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EPL: Thomas Tuchel Agrees With Mourinho Over Comments on Chelsea Job

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has agreed with Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, over his comments about the Blues job. Mourinho had claimed that coaching in the Premier League with Chelsea is not comparable to working at Paris Saint-Germain. Tuchel spent two-and-a-half years at PSG during which he won two Ligue 1 titles, twice claimed two Trophee des Champions, and the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue. The German also guided PSG to last season’s Champions League final, where they were defeated by champions Bayern Munich. The 47-year-old was sacked last month, with Mauricio Pochettino replacing him at PSG. However, less than a month after his departure from PSG, Tuchel was named Chelsea’s new head coach following ...
Neymar To Extend Stay At PSG, Wants Mbappe To Do The Same
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Neymar To Extend Stay At PSG, Wants Mbappe To Do The Same

Brazil forward Neymar wants to extend Paris Saint-Germain contract and urges Kylian Mbappe to do the same; "I want to stay at PSG, and I hope Kylian will stay too. We want PSG to be a great team"; PSG suffered shock defeat to Lorient on Sunday Neymar has openly confirmed his desire to stay at Paris Saint-Germain and extend his contract, and hopes that Kylian Mbappe will do the same. The Brazilian forward has been in talks with the club to extend his stay at the Parc des Princes, which is currently due to expire next year. Neymar's time at PSG has not always been idyllic, with the club's fans publicly telling him to leave after he handed in a transfer request in the summer of 2019 and reported back late for pre-season training. But in an interview with TF1, he looked determi...
Mbappe Committed To PSG, Says Pochettino
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Mbappe Committed To PSG, Says Pochettino

New Paris St Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino has played down reports that forward Kylian Mbappe will leave the French champions this year. Mbappe, who has 18 months remaining on his contract in Paris, has been heavily linked in Spanish media with a move to Real Madrid. He was on the cover of sports daily Marca on Thursday with a report that Real were waiting for the 22-year-old France World Cup winner to give them the green light before making their move. "There's lots of rumours, but I see him remaining at PSG for a long time to come and that's what the club wants," the Argentine coach told Marca. "We have him in our plans for all the time that we're going to be at the club. "Granted he needs to make a decision (on his future), but what we see is someone who is very h...
Mauricio Pochettino Wants Wilfred Ndidi At PSG
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Mauricio Pochettino Wants Wilfred Ndidi At PSG

Mauricio Pochettino, the newly appointed coach of PSG ( Paris Saint German) has requested for the signing of Leicester City and Super Eagles of Nigeria midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, reports searchsport.org Pochettino has asked the club owners to make the acquisition of Wilfred Ndidi a top priority in the summer because his club, Leicester City would not be willing to let him go this winter transfer window. The PSG (Paris Saint German) coach has a lot of variety to select from but he prefers Ndidi, one of the best defensive midfielder in the Premier League. He has the likes of Idrissa Gueye, Marco Verratti, Ander Herrera, Danilo Pereira and Leandro Paredes to choose from but the former Tottenham Hotspot gaffer admires the work rate and the dirty works Ndidi put on display when he ...
Mauricio Pochettino Wants To Make Manchester City Star His First PSG Signing
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Mauricio Pochettino Wants To Make Manchester City Star His First PSG Signing

  Mauricio Pochettino reportedly wants to make a Manchester City superstar his first major signing as Paris Saint-Germain manager. City's record all-time goalscorer, Sergio Aguero, is entering the last six months of his contract. That means he is free to sign a pre-contract agreement with a European club now, ahead of a free transfer in the summer. Extension talks are apparently ongoing between the 32-year-old and his club. But nothing is settled and, according to football agent Bruno Satin (as reported in The Sun), Pochettino is desperate to take his fellow Argentine to PSG. A strikeforce containing Neymar, Kyllian Mbappe and Aguero would certainly be among the most terrifying in Europe. The Ligue 1 champions already have an Argentine goalscorer in Mauro Icardi, but he...
Pochettino Tells Mbappe to Improve as PSG Fails to Beat Saint-Etienne
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Pochettino Tells Mbappe to Improve as PSG Fails to Beat Saint-Etienne

New Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has called on forward, Kylian Mbappe, to improve his game following his side’s 1-1 draw against Saint-Etienne in a Ligue 1 tie on Wednesday. Romain Hamouma scored for Saint-Etienne in the 19th minute, before Moise Kean equalized just three minutes later for PSG. The result means PSG remain in the second position on the Ligue 1 table with three points behind Lyon. “Kylian needs to improve, like everybody else,” Pochettino said during his post-match press conference. “He should feel disappointed as we did not win, and he can always do better. However, his attitude was good. I am happy with what he did.” PSG’s next Ligue 1 fixture is against Brest on Saturday at Le Parc des Princes
Great Players Are Welcome At PSG – Mauricio Pochettino
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Great Players Are Welcome At PSG – Mauricio Pochettino

Paris Saint-Germain new coach Mauricio Pochettino is confident of the numbers of great players the club can attract and already looking forward to welcoming them. Pochettino was presented on Tuesday ahead of PSG's game against Saint-Etienne later today. During his press conference, the former Tottenham coach Pochettino didn't rule out the possibility of bringing Dele Alli to the club. "Each club is different and it is difficult to compare," Pochettino said "It would not be objective for me to talk about Tottenham because I was there [previously], but now I am one hundred percent in Paris. "We are not talking about [possible signings] but about adapting ourselves to the club, and we have a game tomorrow. "But I already said that in the future there will be time to talk ab...
Mauricio Pochettino Has Been Tipped To Replace Under-fire PSG Boss Thomas Tuchel
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Mauricio Pochettino Has Been Tipped To Replace Under-fire PSG Boss Thomas Tuchel

The 48-year-old – who was Paris Saint-Germain’s skipper during his spell at the Ligue 1 side – has been out of a job since being sacked by Spurs last November. And it has been claimed that he would welcome a move back to France to take charge of Les Parisiens. According to talkSPORT, German gaffer Tuchel is under pressure at PSG. That is despite the club sitting top of the French table and almost sealing a place in the Champions League knockout stages with last night’s win over Manchester United. His contract expires at the end of the season, and it has been claimed that club chiefs are already looking to replace the ex-Borussia Dortmund boss. One of those who could succeed Tuchel is Pochettino, who has been heavily linked with replacing Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid. ...
Man Utd Contact Pochettino To Replace Solskjaer
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Man Utd Contact Pochettino To Replace Solskjaer

Manchester United have contacted Mauricio Pochettino with a possibility of him replacing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their manager. Pressure is growing on Solskjaer after United's latest defeat by Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League. The loss came just days after they were beaten 1-0 at home by Arsenal. The Red Devils are currently 15th in the Premier League, and could drop to just one place above the relegation zone if they lose to Everton on Saturday. United have now made an approach for Pochettino, but are reluctant to sack Solskjaer so early into the season. Pochettino has been out of work since he parted company with Spurs in 2019. The Argentine is keen to return to the Premier League, and has been linked with the Manchester United job for some time.
Premier League: Pochettino Announces Desire to Return
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Premier League: Pochettino Announces Desire to Return

Mauricio Pochettino, former Tottenham Hotspur manager, has declared that he was open to coaching again in the Premier League. The Argentine was sacked in November 2019, after 5 and half years at the club. Pochettino disclosed that he will make a decision based on the kind of project put to him by any potential employer. “I love England. My idea is to keep living in London…I’m open to different countries. I’m ready and we’re a much better coaching staff now. We’ve learnt a lot from our experiences at Espanyol, Southampton and Tottenham”, Pochettino told Sky Sports. “We have a lot to provide to the people that will trust in us in the future,” he said of himself and assistant coach Jesus Perez, goalkeeping coach Toni Jimenez and others he has brought with...
‘Pochettino was all over Maguire’ – Spurs wanted Man Utd’s £80m defender, says Rose
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‘Pochettino was all over Maguire’ – Spurs wanted Man Utd’s £80m defender, says Rose

The former Tottenham boss was eager to do a deal for the England international centre-half after seeing him star in the Premier League for Hull City Mauricio Pochettino had hoped to take Harry Maguire to Tottenham, says Danny Rose, with the former Spurs boss having been “all over” a commanding centre-half long before Manchester United put a record-breaking £80 million ($97m) deal in place. The England international became the most expensive defender in world football when making a switch to Old Trafford in the summer of 2019. That move was made from Leicester, with the Foxes having acquired the 27-year-old from Hull City two years earlier.
I will be surprised if he doesn’t win a trophy’ – Poyet backs Mourinho to justify Pochettino dismissal
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I will be surprised if he doesn’t win a trophy’ – Poyet backs Mourinho to justify Pochettino dismissal

The Uruguayan is confident the manager will bring success to Tottenham, who made the bold decision to dismiss Mauricio Pochettino this season Jose Mourinho will bring silverware to Tottenham and justify the club's decision to dismiss Mauricio Pochettino, according to Gustavo Poyet. The Portuguese manager took the helm at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last November after Spurs sprung a surprise by ending Pochettino's five-year reign with the club. While Pochettino transformed the club into top-four regulars and reached the 2019 Champions League final, he failed to win a trophy during his time in London. Poyet, who finished his playing career with Tottenham, conceded it was a debatable call to get rid of Pochettino but is confident Mourinho – one of the most decorated managers in the s...
Lloris: It’s a privilege to work with Mourinho every day
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Lloris: It’s a privilege to work with Mourinho every day

The World Cup winner says it is great to work with a manager of such character and experience at Tottenham Hotspur this season Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris says that it is a “privilege” to have the opportunity to work with Jose Mourinho on a daily basis. The Portuguese, who has coached the likes of Porto, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester United in a distinguished career in the dugout, took over from Mauricio Pochettino in the Spurs hotseat in November. World Cup winner Lloris believes he is lucky to work with someone who is both a great personality and with a wealth of experience. “He's great. He's a character. So of course, through the media, you can have preconceived ideas, but when you get in touch with him on a daily basis, inside a training centre, I think it's a priv...
‘Mourinho looking to win the title at Tottenham’ – Sessegnon delighted to work with Portuguese
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‘Mourinho looking to win the title at Tottenham’ – Sessegnon delighted to work with Portuguese

The Spurs defender believes he has the perfect coach to improve his game, while those in north London expect to make progress as a collective Jose Mourinho is “looking to win the title” at Tottenham, says Ryan Sessegnon, with the Portuguese considered to still be a manager that every player wants to work with. Spurs moved to snap up a proven winner in November 2019, having taken the decision to part with Mauricio Pochettino. The Argentine tactician had turned the club into top-four regulars and Champions League finalists, but was unable to maintain forward momentum.
Harry Kane to Snub Man Utd for Serie A Club
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Harry Kane to Snub Man Utd for Serie A Club

Tottenham striker, Harry Kane, will turn down a big-money move to Manchester United or Manchester City this summer, to sign for Juventus. Kane has been out of action since New Years’ Day with a torn hamstring tendon. The England captain has also seen Mauricio Pochettino, with whom he enjoyed a strong working relationship, replaced by Jose Mourinho. The Daily Express reports that Kane will consider his future at the club after this season, with Mourinho’s men looking set to miss out on Champions League football. However, his choice is to move abroad and he is reported to have made a move to Juventus his priority. Kane is believed to be keen on the promise of winning titles with the eight-time reigning Serie A champions.
Those Saying I Regret Moving to Tottenham Hotspur Only Want to be in the News – Mourinho
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Those Saying I Regret Moving to Tottenham Hotspur Only Want to be in the News – Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has denied that he already regrets joining the club. Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane in November 2019. The Portuguese has won 10 games in his first 19 matches and Spurs are just four points behind the top four places. They have also qualified for the FA Cup fifth round and last 16 of the Champions League. However, former Arsenal star, Paul Merson, claimed Mourinho is already regretting the move. Mourinho tells Sky Sports: “Contrary to some people who want to be in the news and tell things that are not true – I am really happy at the club. “You know me quite well, enough to know that I am really happy. Difficult? yes, but if it was not difficult it wouldn’t ...
Victor Wanyama In Trouble! Tottenham Now Want To Terminate His Contract
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Victor Wanyama In Trouble! Tottenham Now Want To Terminate His Contract

Victor Wanyama is in trouble with reports emerging that Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur want to terminate his contract. According to the Sun, Spurs manager Jose Mourinho wanted to offload Wanyama in the just ended January transfer window but interested clubs were put off by his salary demands. Reports indicate that things could go south for the Kenyan because the North London club could now terminate his contract. Wanyama has lost his place in Mourinho’s plans as plenty of central midfield options are available with the likes of Moussa Sissoko, Tanguy Ndombele, Harry Winks, Giovani Lo Celso, and Eric Dier. Injuries and his match fitness concerns have not helped the midfielder either. The ‘Lion of Muthurwa’ as he (Wanyama) is popularly known by Kenyans has not started ...
Man Utd Board Finally Decide on Manager to Replace Solskjaer
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Man Utd Board Finally Decide on Manager to Replace Solskjaer

Manchester United board members want Mauricio Pochettino appointed as manager at the end of the season, according to the UK Independent. Pochettino was a strong favourite for the Old Trafford job after Jose Mourinho was sacked. Instead, Solskjaer was hired in December 2018. The Norwegian hit the ground running during his temporary spell in charge at United and was subsequently given a permanent deal. However, his record since then has been poor and United are currently five points outside of the Champions League places. Solskjaer is not in immediate danger of being sacked, but certain members of the United board are still keen on replacing Solskjaer with Pochettino at the end of the season. Pochettino is out of job since leaving Tottenham Hotspur in December 2019.
Barcelona Inform Valverde He Will Be Sacked
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Barcelona Inform Valverde He Will Be Sacked

Two major Catalan radio stations, Onda Cero and Catalunya Radio, are reporting that Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has been informed he is to be sacked. Speculation has grown around Valverde in recent days, following Barca's 3-2 Supercopa defeat to Atletico Madrid. Xavi, Mauricio Pochettino and Quique Setien are among the coaches linked with replacing him at Camp Nou.
Harry Kane Is Excited By Mourinho Tactics
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Harry Kane Is Excited By Mourinho Tactics

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is excited by the prospect of learning a new style of play under Jose Mourinho, having only ever worked with Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs prior to this season. When Pochettino was handed the managerial reigns at the club back in 2014, he quickly set about promoting some of the younger members of the squad. Kane was among those to be thrust into the limelight, and with the Argentine's guidance, he quickly emerged as one of the most promising young talents in English football. Kane won the Golden Boot at the 2018 World Cup in Russia as England enjoyed a thrilling run through to the semi-finals, before inheriting the captain's armband earlier this year. Pochettino was always able to get the best out of Kane, but as a collective, Tottenham failed to...
Jose Mourinho Offered £12m To Leave Tottenham Job
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Jose Mourinho Offered £12m To Leave Tottenham Job

Jose Mourinho was offered £12million by Real Madrid, not to take the Tottenham Hotspur job, the UK Sun reports. But the Portuguese was desperate to move to North London, where he has won his first three games in charge. Mourinho had a meeting in London on October 21, which left him convinced he was the frontrunner to replace Mauricio Pochettino, and he was happy to let any offer from Madrid hang in front of him.
Pochettino Seen For First Time Since Sacking, Visits Former Club In Argentina
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Pochettino Seen For First Time Since Sacking, Visits Former Club In Argentina

Mauricio Pochettino has been pictured for the first time since his sacking as manager of Tottenham. The 47-year-old was given the boot after a period of intense scrutiny with the team, then languishing back in 14th place in the Premier League after just three wins under his helm this term. With constant speculation floating around about the destination of his future, Pochettino has taken his time off to return to where it all began. He returned back to Newell's Old Boys in Argentina - the first club he ever played for between 1989 and 1994.
Arsenal: Nuno Espirito Santo Becomes Favorite To Replace Unai Emery
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Arsenal: Nuno Espirito Santo Becomes Favorite To Replace Unai Emery

Nuno Espirito Santo is the leading candidate to be Arsenal's next manager Unai Emery's future is under scrutiny after a poor start to the season His position is being considered on a game-by-game basis by the board Raul Sanllehi has a long-standing relationship with Nuno's agent Jorge Mendes. The future of Gunners boss Unai Emery is under scrutiny after the club's poor start to the season. The Spaniard's position is being considered on a game-by-game basis, and head of football Raul Sanllehi has a long-standing relationship with Nuno's agent Jorge Mendes. Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with a move across north London after leaving Tottenham. But Nuno has impressed the Arsenal hierarchy with the job he has done at Wolves. The 45-year-old Portuguese manager led W...
Alli Reveals Player Who Insinuated Pochettino’s Sack At Totthenham
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Alli Reveals Player Who Insinuated Pochettino’s Sack At Totthenham

Tottenham Hotspur star player, Dele Alli, has blamed himself for Mauricio Pochettino’s dismissal. Pochettino changed into sacked remaining Tuesday, after 5 years on the North London membership and changed by means of Jose Mourinho. The Spurs gamers went to peer Pochettino at his house after the information became announced. And Alli stated he and the Argentine sat down and spoke as pals. “I think it’s so clean what Mauricio intended to the players. “He helped me grow lots. I came here as an 18-12 months-old and had my usaand downs here. When I observed out I turned into disappointed and I wanted to talk to him. I went to see him. “I’ve seen him greater than my circle of relatives over the last five years. After I heard the news I couldn’t wait to peer him. I become very disa...
Jose Mourinho Strolls Through Chelsea In Full Tottenham Kit After EPL Return
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Jose Mourinho Strolls Through Chelsea In Full Tottenham Kit After EPL Return

Jose Mourinho has been spotted walking around Chelsea for the first time since his shock appointment as the new Tottenham manager, replacing Mauricio Pochettino New Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has been pictured strolling around London for the first time since securing his Premier League return. Mourinho was unveiled as the new Spurs boss on Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino. He took his first training session on Wednesday afternoon and held his first press conference on Friday. Now, he has been seen strolling down the street in the Chelsea area where he lives, donning a full Spurs tracksuit complete with navy gilet as he carried a small suitcase in his left hand. Mourinho's appointment has not gone down well with Chelsea ...
Jose Mourinho appointed Tottenham head coach
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Jose Mourinho appointed Tottenham head coach

Jose Mourinho has been named Tottenham head coach until the end of the 2023 season. The former Manchester United and Chelsea boss replaces Mauricio Pochettino, who was sacked on Tuesday. Negotiations between Spurs and Mourinho - who had been out of work since he was sacked by United in December - intensified over the last few days and concluded in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Mourinho said: "I am excited to be joining a club with such a great heritage and such passionate supporters. The quality in both the squad and the academy excites me. Working with these players is what has attracted me." His first game will be at the London Stadium on Saturday as Tottenham travel to take on West Ham in the Premier League. Chairman Daniel Levy said he was "reluctant" to sack...
Tottenham sack Mauricio Pochettino
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Tottenham sack Mauricio Pochettino

In a club statement on Tuesday evening, chairman Daniel Levy wrote: "We were extremely reluctant to make this change and it is not a decision the Board has taken lightly, nor in haste.” Spurs are currently 14th in the table, six points above the relegation zone and 11 points away from the top-four.
Stay Calm, Pochettino Tells Players After 7-2 Champions League Defeat
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Stay Calm, Pochettino Tells Players After 7-2 Champions League Defeat

Tottenham Hotspur coach, Mauricio Pochettino’s message was to ‘stay calm’ after Bayern Munich racked up a clinical 7-2 win in the Champions League on Tuesday night. “We started well, created chances and took a deserved lead on 12 minutes through Heung-Min Son. However, Joshua Kimmich levelled soon after and the visitors forged ahead via Robert Lewandowski just before half-time. “2-1 became 4-1 within 10 minutes of the second half as Serge Gnabry struck twice in three minutes. Harry Kane gave us hope from the penalty spot for 4-2 just after the hour and it stayed that way until three goals in the final seven minutes – Gnabry hitting his third and fourth, Lewandowski his second. Every strike clinical, Pochettino lamented. “To stay calm is most important, to stay together,” said Poc...
Lucas Moura sure Tottenham can beat Arsenal & is happy David Luiz joined Gunners
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Lucas Moura sure Tottenham can beat Arsenal & is happy David Luiz joined Gunners

The Brazilian winger is confident that Mauricio Pochettino's side will bounce back after slipping up against Newcastle United in their last game Lucas Moura insists Tottenham are stronger than last season and are ready to prove it by winning at Arsenal in the Premier League for the first time since 2010 on Sunday. Spurs suffered a shock defeat at the hands of struggling Newcastle United at the weekend and go into the north London showdown under pressure to bounce straight back. After reaching the Champions League final, Spurs were tipped to potentially challenge Manchester City and Liverpool for the Premier League title this season and the Brazilian isn't concerned despite the loss to Steve Bruce's side.

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