Mauricio Pochettino: This is the most important person at Tottenham
By Amir Mir
Mauricio Pochettino has stated that Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is the most important person at the club.
The 55-year-old has been in charge of the key decision making at White Hart Lane since 2001 when his predecessor Alan Sugar left his post.
During his time at the club, Levy has been known for his shrewd negotiating skills while dealing with transfers and hiring of managers.
He has also played a big part in the club’s scheduled move into their new stadium, which will happen at the start of the 2018/19 campaign.
At this moment in time, Spurs are chasing the Premier League title and Pochettino gave an insight into what his relationship with Levy is like.
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“Daniel is the first person interested when it’s all going well and when it’s not going well,” said Pochettino, as quoted by the Daily Star.
“He’s the first person to try to find solutions because he’s the most important person at the club.
“If we’re not doing well and the results are not good, then maybe Daniel will not be happy and will be tired with my face and say, ‘Go home’. But I understand.”
During the summer o 2014, after the sacking of Tim Sherwood, Levy made the decision to hire Pochettinio as the club’s new manager.
The former Espanyol coach had been working at Spurs’ Premier League rivals Southampton where he had helped the club into Europe.
Now, the Argentine is hoping to secure Tottenham’s maiden Premier League crown added with the fact that he is on course to guide them to back-to-back Champions League places.
They are currently four points behind leaders Chelsea in the table and they could reduce that gap to just one point if they can beat West Ham on Friday night at the London Stadium.
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