Destabilising competitors Tottenham would be a happy repercussion from a dream Champions League result for Liverpool.
It is claimed that a heavy win for Liverpool will cause Real to ditch Zinedine Zidane and pursue Pochettino.
The promise of a third Champions League win in a row for Zidane is keeping him in a job at present after a dismal La Liga campaign which has seen them fall 15 points behind rivals Barcelona.
Pochettino has been key to Tottenham's improvement in recent seasons and has led them to a top four place for the third year in a row now.
Tottenham would fight tooth and nail to keep the Argentine but Real Madrid are renowned for getting their man.
Even just fending off Real would taken energy out of Spurs and prove an unwelcome distraction.
Pochettino has expressed reservations about Tottenham's transfer strategy of late, but he would face no such problems at Real Madrid, who would back him to the hilt with funds.
Winning the Champions League is of utmost priority to Liverpool, who are hoping to land Europe's top honour for a sixth time.
Destabilising domestic rivals Tottenham would be a welcome knock on effect if it comes following a comprehensive win over Real.