Man United happy to pay huge fee to land Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur have tried and failed to fend off big European teams in the past when they come knocking for their biggest stars.

Luka Modric was sold to Madrid, with Gareth Bale following suit soon after. Dimitar Berbatov went to Man United. Robbie Keane to Liverpool. Kyle Walker to Man City. The list goes on.

What Pochettino has done since arriving at the club is largely keep his squad of first team players hole, with only Walker walking out on the project in North London.

Apart from that, Poch has been able to keep the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Heung Min Son, Christian Eriksen, Hugo Lloris, Toby Alderweireld and co motivated despite the lack of silverware and lesser wages.

However, it appears Tottenham may now have to fend off advances for the very man who has brought them this stability, Mauricio Pochettino.

A report by the Standard claims that Man United will be happy to pay upwards of £34m in compensation fees to land the Argentine manager if they see fit come the summer.

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  1. Why go to Utd. Spurs are on the up – settled team, well managed finances, great new stadium and real motivated team. Utd are on the way down – unsettled, too much money for their own good, overpaid stars, difficult to follow Ferguson. Easy decision.


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