Micky Hazard reacts on Twitter to Pochettino contract announcement, praises his work so far

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The former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder is delighted with the news.

Mauricio Pochettino has today verbally agreed a two-year extension to his Tottenham Hotspur contract, which would keep him at White Hart Lane until 2021.

The announcement follows a splendid campaign for Spurs, who look set to narrowly miss out on the Premier League title to Leicester City.

If they are to fall short, there are still plenty of positives to carry into next season: a blossoming young side, Champions League football and probable bragging rights over Arsenal.

Spurs have come a long way since Pochettino's arrival from Southampton two summers ago, having finished sixth under Tim Sherwood the previous campaign.

And former Lilywhites midfielder Micky Hazard has struggled to contain his delight at the news.

"Amazing news Poch is staying, what a top top man he is, I love him and the job he's doing TOP TOP DRAW COYS," wrote the 56-year-old on Twitter.

Pochettino could yet deliver Spurs' first league title in 55 years, though it would require a flawless run of results from his side and a catastrophic collapse by the Foxes.

The north Londoners, who are seven points behind Claudio Ranieri's side with three fixtures remaining, travel to Chelsea on Monday, with a trip to Newcastle United to follow - after Pochettino's old club visit the Lane next weekend.

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