Tottenham boss Poch fires shots at rival managers, fans will love his comments
By Amir Mir
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has fired shots at his rivals managers, Chelsea senior man, Antonio Conte and Arsenal’s long-serving manager, Arsene Wenger.
Conte recently lifted the Premier League title and he believes Pochettino should be the one winning the crown because he has known his team for longer.
His comments didn’t go down too well with Pochettino, who referred to the amount of money their London rivals spent in the summer.
Added to that, he then subsequently fired shots at Spurs’ bitter rivals, Arsenal by saying that Arsene Wenger should be the one winning the title season in, season out.
There is no doubt that Spurs fans will love Pochettino’s comments towards Wenger, who has come under serious pressure during this campaign.
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When Conte stated that Tottenham had an advantage in the title race because their manager had been with them longer, this is what Pochettino had to say.
“I don’t know if it’s an advantage,” said Pochettino, as quoted by the Daily Star. “You could say Arsene Wenger has that advantage and should be winning the league every season.
“Maybe it was not the best comment from him, but because I respect him, I love him, I understand what he tries to say.
“It’s true when you sign for Chelsea and you are under pressure to win, and you spend the money they have on David Luiz, Marcos Alonso, Batshuayi, Kante… Yes, maybe it’s difficult for him.
“I think it was a struggle for him at the beginning but now he’s happy because they have been successful.”
Three points away at West Brom on Friday night ensured that Conte won the league title in his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.
Last summer, he spent over £120million on transfers, with Spurs spending less than half of that, with their biggest signing being, Moussa Sissoko for £30million.
Nonetheless, Pochettino’s team are set to finish as runners-up, with Arsenal currently sitting outside of the top four.
It has been 13 years since the Gunners were crowned champions of England which has seen pressure mount on the under-fire Wenger.
In other Tottenham news, Sky Sports presenter Rachel Riley has issued a response after she called Spurs bottlers.