Mauricio Pochettino wants to win the Premier League and Champions League during his tenure as Tottenham Hotspur manager.
After finishing third and second respectively in the league over the past two seasons, Pochettino is yet to bring any silverware to the club during his reign. However, the boss won’t just settle for any trophy – he has his eyes set on the main prizes.
Spurs have not won a trophy since the 2008 League Cup win against Chelsea.
He told the press: “I need to explain what it means to win a trophy,”
“I want to win the Premier League. I don’t say that it’s not important to win the League Cup or the FA Cup or the Europa League. But for me every season Tottenham needs to have the possibility of winning the Premier League and of winning the Champions League. The two most important trophies. That is our challenge. If one day I am not capable of winning the Premier League with Tottenham or we don’t have the chance to win it, I would be disappointed.”
“Sometimes you can win the League Cup because of the draw,” he says. “Or the Europa League because the big clubs are more focused on other competitions. Sorry, with full respect, to win a trophy, for me, is to win the Premier League, or the Champions League.”
“There’s often a lot of talk Tottenham need a trophy,” he said. “But no, we need a big trophy.”
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