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Poch a Real flirt

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino fails to end talk of Real Madrid move

The Spanish giants are having an awful season under iconic boss Zinedine Zidane and could move for Poch if they decide to part ways with him

Mauricio Pochettino refused to kill off talk of joining Real Madrid.

The Spanish giants are having an awful season under iconic boss Zinedine Zidane.

Mauricio Pochettino failed to rule out a move to Real Madrid

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Mauricio Pochettino failed to rule out a move to Real Madrid

Spurs chief Poch, who will be in Real’s sights if Zidane is axed, said: “I’m working to be here forever but you never know what’s going to happen in football. The chairman can change his mind and say out.


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“Tomorrow Daniel Levy could say, ‘Mauricio, I’m going to sack you.’

“I’ll look stupid saying I’m not going to work in one place. You never know as football is so unstable.”

Zizou’s European champs were shocked in the cup this week by Leganes and are 19 points off leaders Barcelona in La Liga.

Zinedine Zidane is under pressure after a dreadful season with Real Madrid

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Zinedine Zidane is under pressure after a dreadful season with Real Madrid

Mauricio Pochettino would be on Real Madrid’s list of potential candidates if Zidane was to leave

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Mauricio Pochettino would be on Real Madrid’s list of potential candidates if Zidane was to leave

They also lost 3-1 at Spurs as Poch’s side topped their Champions League group.


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But the North Londoners’ boss is under pressure to end the club’s decade-long trophy drought.

Arsene Wenger hinted his Carabao Cup finalists Arsenal are judged by different standards to bitter rivals Spurs.

But Poch hit back: “For me, he is a special manager. But everyone makes mistakes and, for me, he made a mistake talking about us.”


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