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Madrid calling for frustrated Poch

Few would begrudge Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino, who has not won a trophy in his managerial career, the chance to lead a truly big club.
Few would begrudge Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino, who has not won a trophy in his managerial career, the chance to lead a truly big club.PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON • Mauricio Pochettino began what could prove to be a pivotal fortnight in his managerial career with a serious power play.

Not once, not twice, but three times in post-match interviews did he cast doubt on his future at Tottenham after they crumbled to a 1-2 loss to Manchester United in the semi-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 24, 2018, with the headline 'Madrid calling for frustrated Poch'. Print Edition | Subscribe