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SportManchester United reportedly want to hire Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino to replace Jose Mourinho... but it may cost them up to £40million

13:50  07 december  2018
13:50  07 december  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Pochettino happy at Tottenham amid Man United links

Pochettino happy at Tottenham amid Man United links Linked with Premier League rivals Manchester United, Mauricio Pochettino remains committed to Tottenham.

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly Manchester United 's first choice to replace Jose Mourinho as manager It 's said United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward doesn't know whether to "push the button" and sack Mourinho . Woodward reportedly "can't decide

Mauricio Pochettino is Manchester United 's preferred choice to replace Jose Mourinho . They feel the circumstances in Madrid were entirely different to Old Trafford, with the 1998 World Cup winner already having a star-studded squad to work with after replacing Rafa Benitez in January 2016.

Manchester United reportedly want to hire Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino to replace Jose Mourinho... but it may cost them up to £40million Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino

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With tensions running high at Old Trafford, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho's job isn't looking particularly secure.

The main target to replace him as manager next summer is Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, but they will have to pay up to £40million for his services, according to The Sun.

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Pochettino jokes Levy is 'worried' about losing him Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy may be worried about losing manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Ed Woodward makes Mauricio Pochettino his number one choice to replace Jose Mourinho . Ed Woodward remains reluctant to get rid of Jose Mourinho despite Manchester United ’s woeful start to the season Pochettino ’s Spurs beat United 3-0 at Old Trafford earlier this season (Picture: Getty).

Manchester United have opened talks with Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino over replacing Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, it has been revealed. A club source has confirmed to CaughtOffside that Ed Woodward and co. have sounded out Pochettino over a future switch to United from their

The Argentine has done a good job at Tottenham, as they currently sit third in the Premier League table. Meanwhile, Manchester United are languishing in eighth.

Video: Pochettino reacts to Tottenham victory over Inter Milan in Champions League (The Independent)

If United's poor form continues and they don't qualify for the Champions League, it will actually be cheaper for the club to sack Mourinho due to a clause in his contract.

In May, Pochettino signed a new five year deal lasting until 2023 worth £8.5million per year, so Manchester United will have to pay out to hire him to the job.

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The Manchester United boss once more mentioned his glittering past. Jose Mourinho will run the rule over his squad over the next weeks and months, with several players expected to make way. That alone might show how far Spurs have come, but it would be undeniably flat given it would also

Manchester United have reportedly shown an interest in appointing Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino as doubts continue to linger over Jose Mourinho . The Old Trafford hierarchy are agonising over who is best equipped to replace beleaguered boss Louis van Gaal when the

Manchester United reportedly want to hire Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino to replace Jose Mourinho... but it may cost them up to £40million © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Tensions are running high at Manchester United, and Jose Mourinho is feeling the pressure

He's also turned down the job once before, when United instead hired Louis van Gaal, so he may take some persuading.

However, Pochettino has said that he wants to freshen up his squad in the transfer window. Spurs haven't spent very much money at all compared to close rivals since Pochettino took over. They didn't sign a single player in the summer window.

So if he's not given the funds to sign his key transfer targets again, he may start to look elsewhere.

The current Spurs manager has also been a target for Real Madrid, who have struck a much needed run of form under new manager Santiago Solari.

Manchester United reportedly want to hire Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino to replace Jose Mourinho... but it may cost them up to £40million © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mauricio Pochettino has done an excellent job at Tottenham since arriving at the club in 2014

Right now, Pochettino's aims are to get his club into the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium, to qualify for the next stage of the Champions League, and secure a good position in the Premier League. It remains to be  keen whether he'll still be with Spurs next season.

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