Reports began to emerge yesterday suggesting that current Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino will be named as Spurs’ head coach within 48 hours and those stories have certainly had an impact on the betting.
Seven days ago, Pochettino was the narrow favourite ahead of Frank De Boer but has now shortened to 1/14 in places with the Dutchman drifting out to 9/1.
The Mirror claim that the 42 year old Argentinian has always been the number one target due to an impressive season and a half at St Mary’s where he has worked well alongside a director of football. The story goes on to state that the two parties are locked in negotiations while Southampton are trying desperately to improve their existing deal in the hope that Pochettino will stay.
There’s going to be more to come from this story but if all the reports are to be believed, Mauricio Pochettino is the new man at White Hart Lane. Is he the right choice?