Michael Brown delivers verdict on future of Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino watches his players take part in a team training session at Tottenham Hotspur's Enfield Training Centre, north London, on...

Spurs boss Pochettino remains a target for Manchester United, according to reports.

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino (R) and assistant manager Jesus Perez (L) watch their players take part in a team training session at Tottenham Hotspur's...

Michael Brown has told Love Sport Radio that he is desperate to see Mauricio Pochettino remain at Tottenham Hotspur - despite the continued links with Manchester United.

Pochettino has continued to impress as manager of the north London club, taking Spurs to third in the Premier League table and just five points behind both Liverpool and Manchester City.

He has managed that despite being on a shoe string budget, with Spurs having to spend more and more on their new stadium - of which they are yet to relocate to from Wembley.

 

Former Spurs midfielder Brown delivered his verdict on keeping Pochettino, hoping he remains at Spurs and turn them into an even bigger club with the help of their new stadium.

"He will be highly sought after I'm sure," Brown said. "Manchester United will still be looking at him. It would be such a shame to start all that again for the Spurs supporters going into this new stadium.

"I think he can take that club to the next level, by making them stronger and stronger in their new stadium."

Shaun Wright-Phillips of Manchester City is chased by Michael Brown of Tottenham Hotspur during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White...

Pochettino signed a new contract at Tottenham last May, which sees him remain at Spurs until the summer of 2023. He is currently earning an enormous £163,000 a week (Guardian).

The Argentine manager's focus will be on Wednesday night, rather than potentially taking over at Old Trafford, as Spurs play host to Borussia Dortmund in the last 16 of the Champions League.

Tottenham Hotspurs' Michael Brown (R) wins the header against Danny Murphy of Liverpool during the Premiership match at White Hart Lane in London 17 January 2004. AFP PHOTO Adrian DENNIS

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