Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has refused to speak on Manchester United job insisting that he cannot talk about the speculation surrounding his future.
United have recently sacked Jose Mourinho as club manager and they have appointed their legend Ole Gunnar Solskjær as interim manager.
“When you play that way you must be very proud .That gives us an unbelievable feeling”
— Premier League (@premierleague) December 23, 2018
However, the 20-time Premier League champions are considering Pochettino as the No 1 target who can replace Mourinho on a permanent basis.
Pochettino has refused to rule out a move to Old Trafford last week but today, the Argentinean boss has claimed that he could not discuss the rumours.
“Talking about rumours, there are a lot of rumours,” said Pochettino.
“This guy (Spurs’ press officer) became upset again or angry (by questions about United). But we cannot talk, we need to be focused on our jobs at Tottenham and do our best to try to be successful.”
When asked if Tottenham can win the Premier League this season after their 6-2 win over Everton at Goodison Park, Pochettino has negatively responded.
Only three managers have seen their team score six goals away to Everton in a Premier League game:
• Arsene Wenger
• Jose Mourinho
• Mauricio Pochettino
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— Squawka Football (@Squawka) December 23, 2018
“I still believe Liverpool and Manchester City are the real contenders and favourites to win the Premier League,” Pochettino said.
“We are there, but (so are) Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United. I think there is still a long way for me to say we are real contenders.”
“Football is about being consistent of course. If we are able to be consistent and play in the way we did tonight I think yes maybe we could then be a real contender, but there is still a long way.”
“Being involved in four competitions will be tough, but are going to try.”
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer started his new chapter at United on Saturday with a 5-1 win over Cardiff City.