Mauricio Pochettino insists he is able to return to administration.
The previous Tottenham boss has been out of labor for nearly a yr since being sacked by Spurs.
However the Argentine coach continues to be linked with the Manchester United job as strain grows on present boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, whose facet are 15th within the desk after six video games.
Requested if he is able to return to administration, Pochettino instructed Sky Sports activities: “I’m all the time able to be concerned within the sport once more.
“I like soccer, it’s my ardour, it’s not my job.
“It’s not hectic when you find yourself working, it’s not hectic to enter the coaching floor, it’s not hectic to organize the sport, it’s not hectic to compete.”
Pochettino was sporting a brand new look with lengthy hair within the Sky studio.
The 48-year-old will get a haircut as soon as he returns to the dugout.
He added: “Take a look at my [hair], it’s getting longer and longer! I hope to chop it as quickly as we begin once more to work.
“However I’m trying ahead to being concerned within the sport once more. I like the sport.
“It’s tough, we’re inside, we’re working, we’re doing issues, however it’s not the identical to be concerned each single day and to share [experiences] together with your gamers, your employees, the golf equipment.
“You all the time miss that. That’s the fact.”