#Sacked: Tottenham dismisses boss Mauricio Pochettino


Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked by Tottenham after five years in charge of the club.

He led Spurs to top-four finishes in four of his five seasons in charge. As well as their first Champions League final in the 2018/19 campaign.

However, they have won just five matches this season. Chairman Daniel Levy said a change had to be made in the “club’s best interests”.

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“We were extremely reluctant to make this change and it is not a decision the board has taken lightly, nor in haste,” Levy said.

“Regrettably domestic results at the end of last season and beginning of this season have been extremely disappointing.

While Tottenham enjoyed a hugely successful European campaign last season. Their domestic form has been poor for most of 2019.

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Since a 3-1 win over Leicester on February 10. Spurs have won just six of their 24 Premier League matches. They are currently 14th in the table.

Pochettino’s staff – Jesus Perez, Miguel D’Agostino and Antoni Jimenez – have also left the club.

Source: skysports

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