Pochettino ‘accomplished objectives’ at Spurs as he sends farewell to fans

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO has thanked Tottenham fans for their support and claims he “accomplised the objectives” set out for him at the club.Poch, 47, was sacked eight days ago and promptly replaced by Jose Mourinho.3 Mauricio Pochettino was sacked eight days ago and replaced by Jose Mourinho as Spurs managerCredit: AFP or licensorsBut the former Argentina defender has backed his tenure, despite failing to win a trophy or the Champions League final.And fired a warning that he is sure he will meet Spurs again — probably in an opponent’s dugout.In a statement through the League Manager’s Association, Pochettino has spoken for the first time since his sacking.He said: “I would like to thank Joe Lewis and Daniel Levy for giving me the opportunity to be part of Tottenham Hotspur’s history.”I would like to thank also everyone I met at Tottenham, all the club staff and the football players during these 5½ years.”Finally, I would like to give a special mention to the fans who make this club so great with their fantastic support.”I gave the best of me to accomplish the objectives I was asked for in our first meeting.”There were equally tough challenges as exciting success.”Best wishes for the future, I am sure we will cross paths again.”3MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’NICE RONCristiano Ronaldo goes on family bike ride with partner Georgina Rodriguez & kidsPochettino’s son Maurizio still plays for the North London club and played in their 1-0 Uefa Youth League win over Olympiakos.He also still has a flag adorning one of the walls inside the new Tottenham Stadium.Manchester United have been hotly tipped as the club who could hire Pochettino next, if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues to struggle getting results.3last_img

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