Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Mauricio Pochettino reiterated his dedication to the Premier League membership on Thursday, giving brief shrift to hypothesis linking him with Actual Madrid.
Actual sacked coach Julen Lopetegui final week and Pochettino’s latest assertion that he had his ‘worst feeling’ at Tottenham in his four-and-a-half years on the membership fuelled rumours that he might quickly be on his technique to Spain.
On Thursday, the Argentine mentioned he had no real interest in the Actual job and in addition tried to dispel the notion that he was sad concerning the delay within the completion of Spurs’ new stadium.
“Our followers have to know that I’m targeted in Tottenham, working so laborious to assist the membership obtain what we would like,” Pochettino advised a information convention forward of Saturday’s journey to face Crystal Palace within the Premier League. “Hearsay after hearsay at all times occur not solely at Tottenham however in any respect the groups and you may’t do something.”
The supervisor additionally mentioned that his crew had been fortunate to be allowed to play their residence video games at Wembley Stadium whereas their very own new venue was being accomplished. Spurs had been supposed to maneuver into their new 62,000-seater stadium this 12 months, however that transfer has now been pushed to subsequent 12 months, with no official date set.
“We should be grateful for Wembley, as a result of with out Wembley now we play the place?” Pochettino requested. “I feel we should be grateful as a result of we are able to compete in London, near White Hart Lane, near our coaching floor and that is an enormous benefit for us.
“After all, you’re feeling dissatisfied as a result of it isn’t your property … However I feel the legacy of (chairman) Daniel (Levy) and the board and what the membership is doing for the remainder of our lives and the subsequent era of Tottenham followers is very large. That is why we have to have endurance to attend possibly just a few weeks extra, or months, to complete the stadium.”
Regardless of having no residence of their very own, Spurs made their best-ever begin to a season and sit fourth within the desk with 24 factors from 11 video games, whereas Palace are 14th on eight factors.