Mauricio Pochettino dropped the F-bomb during his pre-Liverpool press conference this week to the amusement of the attending press pack.
The Tottenham boss was asked about his tactical masterstroke regarding the starting eleven he picked for Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with European champions Real Madrid, of which Pochettino gave a jovial insight.
Pochettino revealed to the press: “Some people close to us said, ‘Can I be honest with you? When I saw the XI, what the f***?” …Ten minutes after the end of the game, they said ‘you are a genius!’ I said ‘ok thank you! But before I was very bad?’”
The Tottenham line-up for the Champions League clash certainly caused a stir when he picked both Harry Kane and Fernando Llorente to lead the line along with some other tweaks to his line-up, including Jan Vertonghen operating in a left-sided role.
It’s great to see the Spurs boss in such high spirits, let’s hope he’s in the same mood on Sunday evening following the Liverpool clash at Wembley!
Below, you’ll find a video to the full press conference
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