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3 potential replacements for Tottenham’s Real Madrid-bound Pochettino

Spurs fans here in the Tavern return back to their working week with mixed thoughts after reports emerge of a possible unwanted departure… The sunny parts of Madrid go in search of the mind-boggling Argentine.  

Since being appointed as manager of Tottenham Hotspur back in 2014 Mauricio Pochettino, who was originally given a 5-year contract has really impressed for the club as he makes them one of the best teams in Europe. With Daniel Levy reaping the rewards of consistent progression under the Argentine and, with Champions League becoming the norm, he decided to reward the coach with an extended long-term contract to take him through to 2021.

Pochettino has best created his winning ways and success in the form of an attacking style of football with an added high pressing as he deploys all type of formations to adapt to his opponent. Utilizing the more quick and stamina-based players which allow for all the successes for them when posing a threat in a high press system, Tottenham really are one of the best.

Now with the 2017 season in full flow and beginning to take shape, the fans at Wembley are starting to buy into the Pochettino legacy as another emphatic start has seen Spurs rise to 3rd position, only behind United on goal difference.

In what has been a super start for the club, one man in particular who Pochettino has really brought the best out of is the prolific Harry Kane as the Englishman just can’t stop scoring as he already tallies a whopping 13 goals in 12 games.

However, after recent reports of a potential switch to Real Madrid for the Spurs boss as the Los Blancos executives have taken a liking to the Argentine after the recent 1-1 draw with his side at the Bernabeu. So, with the prying eyes of the Spanish giants watching on it looks as if the release of 2021 may have been all too much over predicted as we wait to find out if the Argentine can resist working with the wonders of Cristiano Ronaldo.

So here’s a look at the potential masterminds that could take over Pochettino’s reign at Spurs…

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