The rumor had been circulating for a few days. Not necessarily satisfied with the management of the club, Mauricio Pochettino had taken, according to obscure sources, the decision to resign and leave Tottenham early next week, after the derby against Arsenal (Sunday, 17:30 RMC Sport) in Premier League. But that fans Spurs reassure themselves: none of this is true.
The Argentinean coach himself was keen to deny, in an interview with Sky Sports on Friday. Such stories "create big, big problems that do not even exist," he said, calling the rumors "stupid". "I will not leave after the derby, I will still be there Monday, and again Tuesday," said the technician.
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"I am very happy here"
Pochettino also said that if he had wanted to leave the Spurs, he could have done so sooner. "Yes, I've received lots of offers, and everywhere, Daniel (Levy, his president) knows it very well," he said.
But the finalist of the last Champions League refuses to use it to put pressure on its leaders. "If you ask Guardiola, or Klopp, they too must have received a lot of proposals, that does not make me special, I do not mean to say, 'Look how classy I've been for refusing other offers 'No, if I'm here it's my commitment to the club.'
And to assure him: "I am very happy to be here, and very proud, five years ago we started a project, and today we are one of the best clubs in the world. now to find a way to stay competitive. " By staying short.