Mauricio Pochettino News and Features
Date of birth: March 2, 1972
Never one to shirk a challenge, the Argentine was a surprise appointment at Espanyol in January 2009. Against the odds, the former centre-back guided them to safety and a memorable win at Barcelona. Left the Catalonia-based club with credit and his high energy and pressing captured the imagination at Southampton and then saw Spurs swoop in. Took Tottenham to uncharted territory with a Champions League final appearance, before his controversial sacking just months later. Now, the Argentine is at the helm in charge of PSG, aiming for European glory where others before him have failed.
The former Wolverhampton Wanderers boss had previously been ruled out of contention before Spurs failed to land their preferred targets
Tottenham have been on the hunt for a new manager since April 19. FFT looks back at the main candidates from Daniel Levy's two months of speed dating
Spurs’ messy and protracted pursuit of a replacement for Jose Mourinho, who was sacked in April, goes on
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