Pochettino, who turned Tottenham into top-four regulars and led them to final 12 months’s Champions League last, shall be entrusted with getting extra from the likes of Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele if he turns into Barcelona boss.
He has, although, beforehand said he wouldn’t coach the Catalan giants as a result of his allegiance to their native rivals Espanyol, the place he spent two stints as a participant after which three years as supervisor.
Throughout his time as Tottenham supervisor, Pochettino stated: “I might by no means practice Barcelona or Arsenal as a result of I’m tied to Tottenham. I grew up at Newell’s and I might by no means practice Rosario Central.
“That is my determination. I would favor to work on my farm in Argentina than to go and work in sure locations.”
Specific Sport understands Pochettino has been thought of as a possible substitute for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United, with Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Actual Madrid amongst his admirers.