Pochettino reacts to speculation suggesting he will leave Tottenham.

Updated: Aug 31, 2019

Pochettino is committed to Spurs.


Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed he will be staying at Tottenham after Sunday's north London derby.


Earlier in the week, rumours suggested that the Argentine will quit the Lilywhites, with bookmakers no longer accepting bets on him becoming the next manager to leave his job in the Premier League.


However, Pochettino, who has been in charge of Tottenham since 2014, said the speculation was “stupid” as he is not planning to walk away from the club. 


He told reporters in a press conference on Friday: "That stupidity can happen through some rumour sending to social media that creates a big, big problem that doesn't exist.


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"I am not going to walk away after the north London derby. I will be here on Monday and Tuesday.


"I was with Daniel [Levy] and Jesus [Perez] , we were at dinner in London [yesterday]. It was very good. We talked about everything. We needed that conversation, very positive.



"The most important thing is to help the team on the pitch and make sure the communication is clear. I hope that I can extend my life here. Sure it’s good for us and good for the club.


"In the end, it’s in the hands of the players and the results, and the last word will be with Daniel.” 


Asked if he has had offers to leave during his time as manager, Pochettino replied as Sky Sports quoted: "Yes, plenty. From everywhere. Daniel [Levy] knows."


He added: "Daniel knows very well our commitment to the club is massive. It is more than normal. Sometimes it is tough to explain but I think that is normal for different managers.


"If you ask [Pep] Guardiola, if you ask [Jurgen] Klopp and all the best managers, they will have received calls from different clubs. That does not make it special to me.


"I don't want it to be used to say: 'Look how good I am because I said no'. My commitment is with the club."


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