first_imgPremier League ‘I prefer to go away’ – Pochettino says he would leave Spurs if the fans didn’t want him Sacha Pisani 10:55 3/3/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(2) Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham Getty Images Premier League Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham Hotspur v Huddersfield Town Huddersfield Town The Tottenham boss insisted he would not overstay his welcome with the club if the fans wanted him gone Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said he would resign if fans turned on him as pressure continues to mount on Arsenal rival Arsene Wenger.Arsenal suffered another 3-0 defeat to Premier League champions-elect Manchester City on Thursday, having lost by the same scoreline in the EFL Cup final last week.The Gunners – sixth and 30 points adrift in the Premier League – were booed off the Emirates Stadium as long-serving manager Wenger faces an uncertain future despite having another season to run on his contract, with Germany boss Joachim Low and Monaco head coach Leonardo Jardim linked.   Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Tottenham, meanwhile, are flying high – fourth in the standings and only four points adrift of second-placed Manchester United, while they are in the Champions League last 16 against Juventus.But Pochettino, who insisted he was not referring to Wenger, said he would not overstay his welcome at the London club. “If your own fans didn’t want you, there is no point to carry on working because you are going to damage first of all your company, your club,” said Pochettino ahead of Saturday’s clash with Huddersfield Town.”They are important, the fans, and at some point, you need to go away because the club is always more important than any person.”And if I am the point that creates problems between all levels of the club, I prefer to go away.” Wenger was directly accused of overstaying his welcome at Arsenal by Peter Hill-Wood, the man who appointed him back in 1996 . Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img

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