Club Statement - Pochettino leaves

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"JOSE MOURINHO admits he once said he could never manage Tottenham - but all that changed when Chelsea sacked him.

Four years ago, when he was in charge at Stamford Bridge, Mourinho said there was no way he would take control of Spurs because the Blues fans meant too much to him."

#justsayin
Also I am not saying that people do not lie or change their minds but Poch got fired from Espanyol 7 years ago and still maintains he would never manage Barca.

The fact another manager went back on something he said is hardly a reflection on Poch. You know, because they are different people.
 

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Also I am not saying that people do not lie or change their minds but Poch got fired from Espanyol 7 years ago and still maintains he would never manage Barca.

The fact another manager went back on something he said is hardly a reflection on Poch. You know, because they are different people.
Absolutely but his ties there also run far far deeper than they do for us.

He played 216 games there over a 7 year period. Very different relationship to just managing a team for 5 years.
 

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It depends on whether he wants to stay in England, but he deserves better than both United and Arsenal.

Depending on how the season goes Juve, Madrid, Bayern and PSG could all be thinking about new managers in the Summer and if Poch can wait until then, he'd certainly be a big name in contention.
 

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It depends on whether he wants to stay in England, but he deserves better than both United and Arsenal.

Depending on how the season goes Juve, Madrid, Bayern and PSG could all be thinking about new managers in the Summer and if Poch can wait until then, he'd certainly be a big name in contention.
This.

Also i do fear Poch will continue to just make the same mistakes over and over again if he jumps into another job without taking stock. He should treat this as a learning curve and reassess as it won't take long for teams to figure out how to play against his system again, especially if he remains in the Prem.
 

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As long as he got his motivation back, Everton would be good choice.
If he got them back in the top 4 without spending big while they are moving grounds, he'd get a chapter to himself in their history book too. He is capable of this.
I think this is the last thing Poch would want. He's just spent the past five years doing that whilst the media bang on about not winning anything. I think the best job for Poch would be Bayern or PSG to help get that monkey off his back and show that he is 'successful'. Ultimately he may not be suited to those types of clubs in the long run but I'm not sure he wants to fight for five years again with one hand tied behind his back whilst a club migrates to a new stadium.

Anyway, I suspect he'll be at Old Trafford by the end of the month. He'll get to work with the youth players OGS has been blooding (who will run through walls for him) but also have some money to spend. Get rid of the last few egos at Utd and it might just work for him.
 

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Poch aint going to the Gooners and if he does he's an idiot.
He's got PSG B.Munich R.Madrid, Bayern, Man.U to choose from, why on earth would he choose Arsenal.

Also don't compare him going to Arsenal to Jose coming to us, Jose didn't go straight from Chelsea to us and also as much as they hate us, Arsenal are our 'North London neighbours' and bitter long-term rivals, Chelsea are a bunch of jonny come latelys, completely different situation if Poch went straight from us to Arsenal he'd get so much abuse and rightly so, but there's about a 1% chance of it happening so don't lose any sleep over it.
 

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Nooooo! I can't fucking believe it!! It has actually happened.......... 😡😡😡😥

Nice try.

Nothing will beat the tweet from the official account announcing the appointment of Sherwood and Ferdinand from 2013 right after Poch was sacked.
 

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Yeah I can only see Poch going to a big club where a trophy is easy to obtain, so Bayern/PSG. Spend a few years at the club then come back to the premier league.
 

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Poch aint going to the Gooners and if he does he's an idiot.
He's got PSG B.Munich R.Madrid, Bayern, Man.U to choose from, why on earth would he choose Arsenal.

Also don't compare him going to Arsenal to Jose coming to us, Jose didn't go straight from Chelsea to us and also as much as they hate us, Arsenal are our 'North London neighbours' and bitter long-term rivals, Chelsea are a bunch of jonny come latelys, completely different situation if Poch went straight from us to Arsenal he'd get so much abuse and rightly so, but there's about a 1% chance of it happening so don't lose any sleep over it.
Gave this a winner rating, didn't rate the post that highly but winners deserve winner ratings like dogs deserve pedigree chum. :)
 

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If, as was rumoured, Poch was getting very fussy about the players he was given, to the extent he was turning down players that weren't up to his high expectations, how well do you think he'll do with Woodward above him?
If he goes to Man U, theres every chance he going to have to work with Wooward signings, rather than players that he actually wants.
They may back him with plenty of money but if it's not being spent where he wants it, it's surely not that attractive a deal.
 

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If, as was rumoured, Poch was getting very fussy about the players he was given, to the extent he was turning down players that weren't up to his high expectations, how well do you think he'll do with Woodward above him?
If he goes to Man U, theres every chance he going to have to work with Wooward signings, rather than players that he actually wants.
They may back him with plenty of money but if it's not being spent where he wants it, it's surely not that attractive a deal.
They essentially wanna rebuild with young talent. As we know this is Poch's MO.

As much as it's gonna kill me I think it's pretty nailed on Poch will be the Man U manager sooner rather than later. Just hope it takes him a couple of seasons to make them an unstoppable force. I can't bear the thought of them being toast of the league again with our manager in charge :cry:
 

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According to Telegraph we haven't sacked him & technically he's still under contract with us & any club wanting him will have negotiate a release fee with Danny.
 

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They essentially wanna rebuild with young talent. As we know this is Poch's MO.

As much as it's gonna kill me I think it's pretty nailed on Poch will be the Man U manager sooner rather than later. Just hope it takes him a couple of seasons to make them an unstoppable force. I can't bear the thought of them being toast of the league again with our manager in charge :cry:
Yeah, I just see Woodward wanting to show off with big signings.
He did it with Mourinho, ignoring what the manager wanted and buying what he thought he should.
 

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According to Telegraph we haven't sacked him & technically he's still under contract with us & any club wanting him will have negotiate a release fee with Danny.
That’s how I understood the situation. We I thought were continuing to pay his salary as if he were still at the club. So until his contract expires or is bought out by another club he is still ours.
 

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The writing is on the wall really.
Poch next Man Utd manager, he is liked by Fergie who has already spoken to him before. He fits their current criteria of developing young players.
He will be backed financially.
Ole has 2 games IMO... If he loses both, I think he will be replaced - by Poch.

Make no mistake if he takes over at Man Utd, they will be top 4 next season and he will probably be there for a long time.
 

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The writing is on the wall really.
Poch next Man Utd manager, he is liked by Fergie who has already spoken to him before. He fits their current criteria of developing young players.
He will be backed financially.
Ole has 2 games IMO... If he loses both, I think he will be replaced - by Poch.

Make no mistake if he takes over at Man Utd, they will be top 4 next season and he will probably be there for a long time.
Not if he insists on playing the same style of football that he played with us over the last year or so. We were inexplicably bad given the players he had at his disposal. He will need to learn from his mistakes if he is going to be successful in his next job.
 
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