Mauricio Pochettino reveals he’s ‘OPEN’ to succeeding Gareth Southgate as England supervisor – simply FOUR days earlier than their World Cup opener vs Iran – because the ex-Spurs boss targets a return after his PSG sacking in July
Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he’s open to changing into England supervisor as Gareth Southgate’s workforce put together to start their World Cup marketing campaign.
Former Tottenham boss Pochettino was at Wembley, collectively together with his trusted aide Jesus Perez, for England’s earlier recreation towards Germany.
Southgate’s contract expires on the finish of the Euro 2026 marketing campaign – however there may be some hypothesis that the 52-year-old may go away on the finish of the World Cup, though the FA need him to see out his deal.
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted he’s open to changing into England supervisor sooner or later
Gareth Southgate’s contract expires on the finish of the Euro 2026 marketing campaign however there may be hypothesis he may go away after the World Cup
And Pochettino has opened the door to succeeding Southgate, simply 4 days earlier than England’s opener versus Iran.
‘After all, my relationship with England has all the time been excellent,’ he advised the Athletic.
‘We’ve an excellent relationship with the academies, attempting to develop younger gamers for the nationwide workforce. I really feel so snug right here. You by no means know what occurs. I’m open to the whole lot.’
Pochettino already has a relationship with the FA’s technical director John McDermott, who he labored with at Spurs.
Pochettino’s revelation comes simply 4 days earlier than England’s opening recreation on the World Cup
The Argentine is in search of a route again into administration after leaving PSG earlier this yr.
He was needed by Aston Villa, however Pochettino desires a job the place he can compete for trophies.
Working with England would give him the chance of working with Harry Kane and Eric Dier once more, two gamers he labored with at Tottenham.