Tottenham Boss Mauricio Pochettino Discusses Real Madrid Rumours

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Embattled Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday that he would resign immediately if he felt he was no longer able to get through to his players at the crisis-hit club.

Pressure on Zidane has continued to mount, particularly after Wednesday's shock Copa del Rey defeat to Leganes.

And Pochettino has added fuel to the fire that has been linking with the post at the Santiago Bernabeu by saying that he will never manage Barcelona.

What is clear, however, is that he would never coach three teams and he named them specifically, "I would never train Barcelona or Arsenal because I am tied to Tottenham". I grew up with Newell's Old Boys and will never manage [their rivals] Rosario Central.

The Daily Mail has alleged that sources close to Real have stated that Pochettino's camp has already been contacted by Real about the potential vacancy, and the Argentine is "keen" on hearing what they have to say. "I am working like I am going to be here forever", he said.

You never know what is going to happen in football, but Mauricio Pochettino proclaims to know that certain things will never happen.

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In an earlier news conference, Pochettino claimed Arsenal boss Wenger had "made a mistake" when the Frenchman hinted that Liverpool and Spurs received too much praise from the media given their relative lack of success in the past 25 years.

'It is a very unstable situation.

"Before playing them, I praise him a lot and I remember I always said five years is a good manager to stay in the same club, 10 years because you are fantastic but more than 20 is special".

His fast-flowing, attacking style of football has won the hearts of the Real Madrid board, as they wish to return to the club everybody recognises them as.

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino refused to speak about rumours linking Harry Kane to Real Madrid after his side's 1-1 draw to Southampton. It's the results, the ideas, the chairman...'

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