Pochettino reveals his Spurs dream and where he wants to manage next

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Dom Le Roy

Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that is his dream to win the Premier League title with Tottenham at the new stadium.

Tottenham have not won a trophy since lifting the League Cup in 2008 following a 2-1 win against Chelsea at Wembley under Juande Ramos.

Despite reported interest from Real Madrid following the resignation of Zinedine Zidane, Pochettino committed his future to Spurs by signing a new five-year contract in May.

Pochettino has guided Spurs to three successive top four finishes, but is yet to win any silverware as a manager.

He has also revealed some of his future managerial aspirations with the ambition of managing both Argentina at international level and is open to managing in Italy in the years ahead.

The Spurs boss was the subject of interest from Fiorentina whilst he was in charge of Espanyol but a move never materialised.

Spurs fans will be relieved to hear that despite the fact that Pochettino was open about his future, he insisted that he is more than happy at the club.

He told the Evening Standard: “My contract expires in four-and-a-half years — if [Spurs chairman Daniel] Levy does not fire me first!

“Seriously, today I see myself here. I dream of winning a trophy with Tottenham, maybe the Premier League in our new stadium. 

“In the future to also manage the Argentine team is my desire. 

“The important thing is to be happy and I am right now. Me in Serie A? I have Italian origins and it would be a wonderful experience.”

He said when asked about managing in Italy: “When Burdisso asked me, I told him I’d never really thought about it, but every time I go to Italy, I feel at home there.

“Argentines and Italians are very similar, for the way we live life and for our passion for football. Clearly [to work in Italy] I would need to have a better grasp of Italian, as language is fundamental to communicate with players.

“I remember that my grandfather would speak to me quite often in Italian but I was quite young. I’d need to do a bit of practice before moving to Italy!

“Years ago there were contacts with Sampdoria. I was at Espanyol, they showed an interest but then nothing happened.”

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