Though there’s been a slight hiccup of late, you’ll often find the Tottenham Hotspur fans in the Transfer Tavern waxing poetic about the nature of Mauricio Pochettino’s long-term project at White Hart Lane.
With our north London locals having watched the club bounce from manager to manager for decades now, the idea of one man leading them forward for many years is a welcome relief.
It seems in order to aid his process, the Argentine has been tying down some of his key stars to long-term deals as they look to cement their status as genuine title contenders.
So, reports emanating out of Italy have given those on Hotspur Way something to cheer about.
Despite initially struggling upon his huge-money move from Roma in 2013, the Argentine has since developed into one of the club’s most popular players amongst the punters frequenting our famous four walls.
He’s currently out of contract in 2018 and the report claims there is a ‘willingness’ to extend until 2020, for a man slowly developing into the Gareth Bale replacement Spurs so desperately want.
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