Latest Spurs news: Mauricio Pochettino hints at leaving Tottenham after winning Champions League
Tottenham can reach the final of the tournament should they overturn a 1-0 defeat against Ajax in the second leg of their semi-final on Wednesday.
The manager spoke ahead of the clash against Ajax at the Johan Cruyff Arena and suggested there wouldn’t be much left to do should Spurs win the Champions League (h/t Independent):
“Winning the Champions League? It should be fantastic, no? Close the five-year chapter and go home.”
The Argentine was asked if he would leave Spurs and claimed that this could draw a line on his Spurs future:
“It is not a joke.
“Maybe I work with Daniel [Levy], sitting, working in different for sure.”
Pochettino explained that winning the Champions League under these circumstances could see him thinking about what to do in the future:
“To win the Champions League with Tottenham, in this circumstance, in this season, maybe I need to think a little bit to do something different in the future, for sure. Because to repeat this miracle, you know…But for sure I hope [to go] home. Whatever happens tomorrow, I go home.”
Spurs need one last big push to reach the final
Tottenham have been excellent in the knockout rounds of the Champions League this season, and need to be at their best against Ajax on Wednesday.
The Dutch giants hold a 1-0 lead from the tie in London but we have to go all-out and score against the Eredivisie leaders.
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Spurs were excellent against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium earlier in the competition, and if we channel that same energy, our hosts will be in for a tough night.