Wow! Spurs fans will hate this after Arsenal fans told of possible Mauricio Pochettino signing
Harry Redknapp has claimed that Arsenal may be looking at the possibility of hiring former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.
Pochettino, who is regarded as one of the finest coaches in the games, turned Tottenham from a mid-table side into one of the best in Europe, as proven by their ability to finish inside the top four on a yearly basis, and especially after they reached the Champions League final last season.
But after a very poor start to the new season, Spurs Chairman Daniel Levy took the harsh decision to sack Pochettino, and replace him with Jose Mourinho, who was reportedly interesting the Gunners hierarchy.
Current Gunners boss Unai Emery is feeling the heat after a disappointing start to the campaign. Defeat to Leicester ahead of the international break left Arsenal eight points adrift of the top four, and now Spurs have parted ways with Pochettino, it opens the door to an intriguing – if unlikely – appointment.
Pochettino himself has previously stressed that he would sooner return to work on his farm in Argentina than take a job at Emirates Stadium, but Redknapp believes the former Spurs boss is capable of a U-turn.
“There are clubs in London who are having a terrible time,” Redknapp told Talksport.
“Why shouldn’t he go to Arsenal if he wants to? You think the Arsenal fans wouldn’t love him there?
“If you go in there and start winning football matches, they would have taken Saddam Hussein in there when he was about, the fans don’t give a monkeys!
“If you start winning every week, they’re singing ‘there’s only one Saddam’.”
“It happens in football – Sol Campbell went from Tottenham to Arsenal, George Graham did it, Terry Neill did it, Pat Jennings, one of our greatest goalkeepers in history, even he made the change.
“It can happen, as long as you can do the job. I would have thought Arsenal will be looking at Pochettino now thinking, ‘Could we? Can we?'”
THERE IS ONLY ONE QUESTION TO ASKS FANS, AND THAT IS WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE POCHETTINO MAKE THE MOVE TO THE EMIRATES TO REPLACE EMERY?
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