Jose Mourinho eyeing Spurs job to replace under-fire Mauricio Pochettino

first_imgMauricio Pochettino insists he will not run away ‘like a kid’ despite bad losses against Bayern Munich and Brighton JOSE MOURINHO is keeping an eye on Mauricio Pochettino’s future at Tottenham, it has been claimed.Mourinho is currently waiting for the right opportunity to come up before he makes a return to management.2 Jose Mourinho is thought to be interested in the Tottenham job if Mauricio Pochettino leavesCredit: PA:Press AssociationAnd according to the Mail, the prospect of a potential vacancy at Spurs is keeping him interested.Pochettino’s future at Tottenham has been in some doubt ever since he admitted at the end of last season that he may have quit if the club had won the Champions League.And the Argentine’s situation has not been helped by major frustrations over the club’s transfer business.The disappointing start to the season has added further fuel to the belief that the 47-year-old could soon be looking for a way out of Tottenham.And the Mail report that Spurs are a club who appeal to Mourinho.Since leaving Manchester United last December there has been no shortage of clubs making contact with him about becoming their manager.But the 56-year-old has taken his time returning to the dugout to ensure he finds a suitable challenge.Building on Pochettino’s impressive work in North London is thought to be something he may be interested in.Ironically, Poch could be tempted into taking over at Old Trafford should Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ultimately pay for United’s poor form with his job.2Latest Tottenham newsHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerMourinho’s former club Real Madrid could have a say in this situation, however.Pochettino has long been of interest to the Spanish giants and it is believed he would be open to the prospect of taking charge if Zinedine Zidane is fired.But Mourinho, too, has one eye on events at the Bernabeu where his ongoing friendship with club president Florentino Perez makes him among the top choices to step in.last_img read more