By Richard Parks

Tottenham fans have issued a stern ‘hands-off’ warning to Chelsea amid reports their rivals are targeting a swoop for Mauricio Pochettino.

Sky Sports News reported in the early hours of on Tuesday morning, as quoted by their website, that the west Londoners are considering Pochettino as a summer replacement for Antonio Conte.

It is said that the Spurs manager is a leading candidate, along with Luis Enrique and Maurizio Sarri, for the post that is soon set to be vacant at Stamford Bridge.

Conte is expected to depart Chelsea after Saturday’s FA Cup final against Manchester United, just 12 months after winning the Premier League title in his first season in English football.

Pochettino has dropped a few hints in recent weeks that he is not entirely content at Tottenham as he prepares for talks with chairman Daniel Levy about increasing the club’s transfer budget this summer.

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Spurs fans are angry about Chelsea’s interest in their manager and have urged their club to fend off all interest in the Argentine, with comments such as “cannot allow” to happen.

Here is as selection of their messages on Twitter:


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