Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that he did not want to try and sign Harry Kane during his time with PSG because he still loves Tottenham Hotspur. 

Pochettino spent over five years with Tottenham in North London and the Spurs faithful went on an incredible journey with the Argentine, all the way to the 2019 Champions League Final.

Mauricio Pochettino

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However, the form dropped off in 2019 and certainly didn’t improve after the heartbreak of losing a career-defining final for many of the players. Tottenham parted ways with their beloved Poch just a few months into the 2019/2020 season, replacing him with Jose Mourinho.

After taking some time away from the managerial hot seat, Pochettino returned as the head coach of PSG, one of the biggest financial heavyweights in world football. Yet he never made an attempt to sign his former goal machine, Harry Kane because of his continued love for Spurs.

He wrote in his column for The Athletic this week: ‘And this is why I think it would be so good to see them playing together [Mbappe and Kane].

‘They would be completely compatible. It could be similar to the bond that Harry has with Son Heung-min at Spurs. The connection would be amazing, and the two could share ideas about tactics and movements.

‘Maybe it will never happen; when I was at PSG, I knew Tottenham would never want to sell Harry. And I never wanted to do anything that would affect Tottenham, because I love Tottenham.
‘But maybe one day in the future, if I am at a different club, and if Harry has decided to leave Tottenham, maybe I would try to bring Harry with me.
‘And so if you asked me to name two great attacking players who could play well together, it would be Harry Kane and Kylian Mbappe.’
Spurs Web Opinion:
Mbappe and Kane would be an unstoppable partnership, but we are unlikely to ever see that at Tottenham so I would rather not see it at all. You can tell that Pochettino still wants to come back to Spurs one day, preferably before Kane leaves.

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