Video: Former Premier League chairman talks down Southgate’s Spurs suitability

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Dom Le Roy

Former Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan does not believe that Gareth Southgate would be a good fit as a future manager of Tottenham Hotspur.

A report in the Daily Star claimed that the England boss is now Tottenham’s first choice option to replace Mauricio Pochettino, should the Argentine depart North London.

Pochettino had come under fire from some within the media following Tottenham’s slow start to the new season which also saw them embarrassingly lose to League Two side Colchester United last Tuesday night.

Jordan fears that if Pochettino did decide to leave, it could have catastrophic consequences for the dismantling of the current squad in North London.


Mauricio Pochettino is the man to continue to lead Tottenham forward and anyone else would certainly be a step backwards.

He has been pivotal in turning around our fortunes on the pitch over the past five seasons and despite a difficult start to the campaign, people 


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