Pochettino recalls his first meeting with Daniel Levy in his pyjamas

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Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy is well known as one of the toughest negotiators in the Premier League, if not world football.

Levy oversaw the planning and building of Spurs’ new stadium, personally ensuring that every single detail was perfected before opening.

However, from Mauricio Pochettino’s latest story, it seems as if Levy does actually have a laid back side.

Poch has been in charge of the North London outfit for nearly five years now, and in that time, Spurs have come on leaps and bounds.

The gaffer trimmed down the squad to a manageable size, and has since finished in the top three of the Premier League for three consecutive seasons, with the opportunity to make it four this year.

Tottenham also find themselves in the Champions League semi-final, something that encapsulates the aims of Pochettino to win the biggest trophies at Spurs.

The Argentine has now revealed that the first time he ever met Daniel Levy, the chairman was in his pyjamas in the afternoon, as they discussed the vision for Tottenham.

Poch said (Football London): “My first meeting with Daniel Levy was in his house. He was without shoes, he was in his pyjamas. It was in the afternoon. We were talking my feeling about the Spurs squad. They showed me there were more than 30/35 players. I said it’s nearly an NFL team. How are you going to manage that? We were talking about our ideas and how we could share those ideas. The principle objective to help the team finish the training ground and stadium but remain competitive.”

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