Manchester United fans react emphatically to Mauricio Pochettino links on Twitter

Angry Louis van Gaal

The Tottenham head coach has been linked with a move to Old Trafford.

According to the Mirror, Manchester United are targeting Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino as a replacement for Louis van Gaal.

The initial reaction from Tottenham fans points towards 'lazy journalism.' They feel a move is unlikely and may have reason to believe the Argentine would stay at White Hart Lane, anyway.

But reaction from Manchester United fans has been emphatic. Indeed, the speculation prompted plenty of social media buzz from United supporters on Saturday night - and virtually all of it was positive.

It seems those at Old Trafford - in the stands, as well - have been impressed with Pochettino's work at Spurs. Enough for United fans to take to Twitter en masse stating their approval.

How ironic that there was talk of Van Gaal joining Tottenham before Pochettino got the job instead. Could a switch for the Argentine really happen? He left Southampton for a 'bigger club' in exactly the same fashion.

It remains to be seen exactly what happens to Van Gaal, first and foremost. Generally, though, everyone simply appears bored at Manchester United. Maybe even the Dutchman himself.

Here's how United fans reacted on Twitter to talk of the Tottenham boss replacing him...

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