There is no such thing as a likelihood Mauricio Pochettino will return to Tottenham this summer time if they’re planning to promote Harry Kane, in keeping with Andros Townsend.
The hearsay mill has been despatched into overdrive over the previous couple of days amid claims that Spurs wish to carry Pochettino again to the membership simply 18 months after they sacked him.
The Argentine was axed by Spurs in November 2019 after a poor run of outcomes had left them 14th within the Premier League.
It was seen by some as hasty on the time as he’d led them to the Champions League remaining just some months earlier.
Jose Mourinho was swiftly employed, however that was not a wedding that lasted lengthy as he was passed by April this yr.
Pochettino was solely employed by Paris Saint-Germain in January, the place he has gained two trophies and manages the likes of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
However there are rumours he’s not completely blissful on the membership after failing to win the Ligue 1 title.
Chairman Daniel Levy is believed to need him again and has reportedly admitted to mates he made a mistake.
Whereas their supervisor search goes on, there may be doubt about the way forward for their star man – Harry Kane.
The striker desires out of the membership as he pursues trophies, one thing Spurs have been unable to realize throughout his time in north London.
Former Tottenham midfielder Townsend believes Pochettino again to the membership is a no-go in the event that they promote Kane.
“I don’t suppose there’s any likelihood on this world Pochettino goes again to Spurs with out Harry Kane. It’s not possible,” Townsend informed talkSPORT Drive.
“In at this time’s market, what are you going to get for £150million?
“If we have been having this dialog in a yr’s time, I might consider it. I felt the way in which Pochettino left, it was sort of on good phrases.
“Daniel Levy and he each sort of stated they may go their separate methods and can see what occurs sooner or later.
“I feel it might be a yr too quickly. Pochettino hasn’t accomplished what he needed to do at PSG.
“Spurs have gone a unique route and it’s failed.”
Townsend can also’t see Pochettino wanting to return to the membership as a result of the identical issues exist now that they did when he left.
He added: “Pochettino left as a result of he requested for a rebuild that wasn’t given to him. Pochettino knew they have been going to be 14th. He stated after the Champions League remaining ‘we’d like a rebuild. This membership, this crew has come to the top of the road. I would like a rebuild’.
“I feel he informed six or seven gamers he needed them to go. While you try this and on July 1 they’re nonetheless there, it’s by no means going to work out. You’ve obtained gamers who know the supervisor doesn’t need them there.”