Mauricio Pochettino: Champions League not cups keeps me in a job

03 January 2019 10:34
• Winning FA Cup or Carabao Cup not No 1 for Spurs manager• Tottenham at League Two Tranmere on Friday nightMauricio Pochettino believes he would have been sacked by now at Tottenham if all he had done was to win a domestic cup. The manager takes his team to League Two Tranmere in the FA Cup on Friday while he also has them in the Carabao Cup semi-finals, where they face Chelsea.Pochettino has never hidden where the domestic knockouts rank on his list of priorities and they are some way behind the Premier League and Champions League. It is his ambition to win one or both and to his mind being able to compete is of a higher value to the club and its standing than to win the FA Cup or Carabao Cup – even if he would love to do that. Related: Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham’s win at Cardiff gives us title belief Related: Transfer window January 2019 – every deal from Europe's top five leagues Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian