Report discloses value of Mauricio Pochettino's release clause in Tottenham contract

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Mauricio Pochettino reportedly has a £10m release clause in his Tottenham contract.

According to The Sun, Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has a £10m release clause in his contract at White Hart Lane.

Pochettino, 44, arrived as Tim Sherwood's replacement back in the summer of 2014, having showed great promise during his time in charge of Premier League rivals Southampton.

Last season went fairly well for the Argentine, achieving a fifth place finish despite having a less than ideal squad at his disposal, with the likes of Vlad Chiriches, Younes Kaboul, Etienne Capoue, Paulinho, Benjamin Stambouli, Andros Townsend, Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado all being moved on since the end of last season.

Now with his own players in place, Pochettino has turned Spurs from top four hopefuls into Premier League title contenders, with Tottenham currently lying in second place, five points behind league leaders Leicester City.

Those exploits this season have triggered interest in his services, with The Telegraph reporting that both Chelsea and Manchester United are keen to lure him away from White Hart Lane.

However, The Sun report that whilst there is a release clause in Pochettino's Tottenham contract, it's worth a huge £10m, which should deter any clubs from making a move for him this summer. 

It's stated that Pochettino doesn't have an agent, and negotiated that release clause personally with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy, who will allegedly offer the former Espanyol boss a new contract to make sure that he stays in North London.

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