Mauricio Pochettino 'open' to Tottenham return - and could bring Wilfried Zaha with him

Mauricio Pochettino
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Mauricio Pochettino would return for a second stint as Tottenham manager, according to one of his former Spurs colleagues, and the Argentine could make Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha one of his first signings.  

Pochettino is among the names being linked with the Spurs job after Antonio Conte’s furious rant against his players cast fresh doubt about the Italian’s long-term future in the role.  

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.