One of Tottenham Hotspur’s best pieces of transfer business over the last decade has been signing up manager Mauricio Pochettino, and getting him to resign this summer.
This latest contract extension was during a time when Poch was being linked with the Real Madrid job, arguably the biggest position in football as a gaffer.
However, Daniel Levy was still able to get Pochettino to commit his long-term future to the club.
A report today by The Telegraph claims Tottenham would have one man in particular in mind to replace Pochettino if he eventually left the club.
Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe has been perhaps the most impressive young manager in recent years in the Premier League, alongside Pochettino.
The 40-year-old English manager is six year younger than Pochettino, and likes to play a similar style of high-pressure, possession-based football.
It will be a little alarming for Spurs fans to see a manager shortlisted already, but Howe would be a worthy replacement if the worst does happen and Poch eventually leaves.
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