Tottenham boss willing to sign for Manchester United

Mauricio Pochettino

One factor in their favour is the lack of a buy-out clause in the five-year contract that he signed last May.

Pochettino has been credited with transforming Spurs since the Argentinian coach replaced Tim Sherwood at White Hart Lane in 2014. "I think all the people understand we are focused". It is not my business what happens at another football club.

It was more than 10 years ago since Tottenham have won a trophy when they lifted the League Cup in 2008 under the management of Juande Ramos.

Tottenham are looking to win their first silverware under manager Pochettino and their first since 2008 when they lifted the League Cup by beating Chelsea in the final.

"We need to assess him because he had a cold and he didn't go outside to train", Pochettino told a news conference.

This was highlighted in the recent summer transfer window, when the north London club failed to secure any new signings at all.

"You look at his performance levels and style of play, the way in which he carries himself at all times - publicly and in private - I have been fortunate enough to spend two or three days at Tottenham's training ground".

Meanwhile, Arsenal manager Unai Emery questioned why his close friend would want to join United.

While Poch is thought to be happy at Tottenham and wants to oversee the clubs move into their new stadium, which is expected in February, a report this afternoon has said that the 46-year-old would be interested in taking over from Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy rebuffed approaches from Real Madrid for Pochettino last summer, but it remains to be seen whether he would be tempted by an offer to follow in the footsteps of his idol Alex Ferguson by taking over at Manchester United.

"I think the director of football thing is a slight red herring in this", he said.

Pochettino has been linked with Manchester United following the sacking of Jose Mourinho (Andrew Matthews/PA). If we consider that he can cover 90 minutes, maybe he can play.

"That job is so tough because nobody in football can guarantee you are going to be here tomorrow". "When you look at the values of United, you look at his use of young players".

While they are enjoying a good season, as they are third in the Premier League and through to the round of 16 in the Champions League, Pochettino is limited in how he can improve the team.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Oil prices edge up on hopes global supplies will tighten
Dec 19, 2018 - 02:01
January crude was up 41 cents, or 0.8%, at $52.06 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The global benchmark crude traded at an $8.33-a-barrel premium to WTI for the same month.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Fake package covers porch pirates in glitter and fart spray
Dec 19, 2018 - 01:20
A custom circuit circuit board will check the Global Positioning System location of the package when it's moved from the porch. Remember the great way he foiled the robberies of Harry and Marv? Moral of the story: Don't steal other people's packages!

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Health Stocks Prepare for Market Jolt After Obamacare Ruling
Dec 18, 2018 - 00:45
Certain providers of substance abuse treatment, emergency services and mental health services could also be negatively impacted. Judge O'Connor's ruling is not expected to become effective in the immediate future.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top United and PSG set for Champions League showdown
Dec 17, 2018 - 19:29
Salihamidzic said, quoted by UEFA.com: " Liverpool are the hottest team right now and top of the Premier League table". Also, three-time defending champion Real Madrid will first play at Ajax, while Barcelona was drawn with Lyon .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Jurgen Klopp responds to Mourinho trophy jibe: Liverpool have the right combination
Dec 16, 2018 - 00:45
But the German, who has lost three finals during his time at the club, said there was more to consider than just trophies. Mourinho has struggled this season, with United's supposed refusal to heavily invest in the summer a key issue.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top World’s most accurate Apple insider says iPhone XR demand is surprisingly weak
Dec 15, 2018 - 00:57
Ultimately, it will be up to the Chinese courts to decide if this future software update will be enough to avoid the sales ban. CHIPMAKER Qualcomm is asking courts in China to ban sales of Apple's latest iPhone XS , XS Max and XR smartphones .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top The UK leadership challenge Preview: The end of the Dancing Queen
Dec 14, 2018 - 01:07
Conservative MPs briefed that May had told them she did not intend to lead the party in the next general election due in 2022. Speaking in Downing Street following the result, Mrs May said MPs "now need to get on with the job of delivering Brexit ".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition coming to India on December 15
Dec 14, 2018 - 01:07
It features a carbon-fiber texture under its rear glass and an orange lining which shines when viewed from different angles. In this new and even faster wired charging technology, 30 Watts of power flows through the smartphone while charging.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week
Dec 14, 2018 - 00:59
This will occur from late tonight to the early hours of tomorrow morning, with 2am offering ideal viewing conditions. The visible period of the shower is from December 4-December 17 but they are most active from December 13-14.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Google Fit update brings home screen widgets
Dec 13, 2018 - 01:17
The update hasn't hit any of my devices yet, but it's coming this week according to Google - keep your eyes peeled. Following a massive redesign of the Fit app, Google is adding new Wear OS features and widgets.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top How Will The Leadership Challenge To British PM Theresa May Work?
Dec 13, 2018 - 01:00
He gave the same answer when asked if she had told her Cabinet colleagues that she meant to stand down before the next election. If she survives Wednesday's vote, May could still face a further confidence motion in the House of Commons at a later date.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Chicago Bulls: Kris Dunn Plays Great in First Game Back From Injury
Dec 13, 2018 - 00:57
Pelicans: The Pelicans haven't found any sort of stability this season. "But I'm just focused on this team". While Davis started for the Pelicans , guard E'Twaun Moore was ruled out beforehand.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Nick Ayres respectfully turns down Chief of Staff job
Dec 12, 2018 - 23:58
A White House official said Trump and Ayers could not reach agreement on Ayers' length of service. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, and Rep.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Canada threatened over Huawei arrest
Dec 11, 2018 - 12:47
Huawei is now China's largest technology company by employees, with more than 180,000 staff and revenue of $93 billion in 2017. Martin, her lawyer, said she would never breach a court order on bail because that would embarrass her father and China .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top U.S. special investigator Mueller: Russia sought early contact with trump's campaign team
Dec 11, 2018 - 12:46
Trump has denied the affairs, but previously pretended not to know anything about the payments. It's still unclear exactly where else the special counsel's probe could go.