Football: Positive Pochettino the right tonic for Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino during the English Premier League match against Wolverhampton at Wembley Stadium in London, on Dec 29, 2018.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino during the English Premier League match against Wolverhampton at Wembley Stadium in London, on Dec 29, 2018.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

LONDON - Some pundits have suggested that Tottenham have put off a return to White Hart Lane from their temporary home at Wembley Stadium because they are in the thick of the Premier League title race, but Mauricio Pochettino has pooh-poohed the notion.

Instead, the manager insisted that he would have been happy to play today's opponents, Manchester United, at their newly refurbished ground if it were possible.

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