Mauricio Pochettino signs new five-year contract at Tottenham Hotspur

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• Manager commits long-term future to Premier League club
• Pochettino hails ‘one of the most exciting jobs in world football’

Mauricio Pochettino has signed a new five-year contract at Tottenham Hotspur worth up to £8.5m each year. The manager had refused in recent weeks to guarantee he would lead the club into their new stadium in September and he sparked alarm on the final day of the season when he appeared to suggest that his future was linked to how Daniel Levy approached the summer transfer window.

Pochettino called upon the chairman to “be brave and take risks” and it was clear that the Argentinian, who has led Spurs to three successive top-three finishes and Champions League qualifications, was positioning, at the very least, to win certain concessions. Pochettino has worked effectively on relatively meagre budgets during his four seasons at the club and is determined to strengthen the squad in order to challenge for major trophies.

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Written by David Hytner
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/may/24/mauricio-pochettino-tottenham-premier-league under the title “Mauricio Pochettino signs new five-year contract at Tottenham Hotspur”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.