Mauricio Pochettino Has Revealed The Two Clubs He Will Never Manage

Good news for Spurs fans

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As one of the most successful young managers in the Premier League, Mauricio Pochettino is beginning to attract interest from the continent's big name teams, but there are at least two who don't stand a chance of securing his services.

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After news broke last week that the former Espanyol player and manager had met with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu about the possibility of succeeding Luis Enrique at Barcelona, Pochettino has spoken out, claiming that managing Barcelona would be "impossible".

Pochettino played 206 games for Espanyol
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"I'm an Espanyol supporter - I think then I don't need to speak too much," the Argentine said, highlighting the rivalry with city neighbours Barcelona.

"I don't think I need to speak too much.It's like if one day [Tottenham chairman] Daniel Levy sacked me – in a few years it would be impossible for me to manage Arsenal.

"In football I know it is so difficult to keep your values and to be loyal – with your heart and emotion. But for me before being a manager, before being a player, being loyal is more important.

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"I am an Espanyol fan. I love Espanyol. It's like Tottenham for me now. It will be impossible, one day, to move to Arsenal. It will be impossible."

This is hardly surprising news for Arsenal fans. Anyway, they've got two more years of Wenger to look forward to.

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