Mauricio Pochettino opens door for Arsenal approach in fresh statement on future

first_img Metro Sport ReporterMonday 2 Dec 2019 2:59 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.6kShares Advertisement Comment Mourinho was named as Pochettino’s successor at Spurs (Picture: Getty)Fox Sports Argentina caught up with Pochettino to discuss his future and, while the ex-Tottenham boss is in no hurry to choose his next club, he’s ready to listen to any offers that come his way.‘There are a lot of clubs and attractive projects for me to take on but, for the time being, the most important thing is for me to clear my head after five-and-a-half incredible seasons with Tottenham,’ Pochettino said.‘My aim is to seek the ability to rebuild myself and get my self-motivation back.‘It is my intention to return to manage in Europe. It is hard for me to imagine a project in Argentina. However for the sake of my family, I would not refuse to work over here.‘But now I need to be calm for a few days and see what happens. I haven’t had a lot of time to digest what has happened with me.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘My first decision was to come back to Argentina, return to my home and see family and friends but I expect to return to Europe to make decisions on my future.‘My best decision was to come to Argentina to switch off for ten days.‘At my age I don’t need a lot of time to recover.‘I am open to listening to projects put before me.’ Jenas hopes Pochettino snubs the Gunners (Picture: Getty)Jermaine Jenas has urged Pochettino to snub Arsenal’s interest and hold out for Solskjaer to lose his job at Old Trafford.‘Arsenal is a huge football club and I’m sure the wages would be great for Mauricio,’ the former Tottenham midfielder told BT Sport.‘I put myself in his shoes though and would say his stock is far higher than that personally. I think the job he did at Tottenham puts him in another bracket.‘I think if I was Mauricio I’d be sat there going well I’ll have six months off to recuperate and rest as I have been working non-stop for six years. ‘AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Come the end of the season there’s a good chance that Manchester United might ring the phone, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid.’MORE: Liverpool are front runners to sign Jadon Sancho from Dortmund, according to former Premier League starcenter_img Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is open to managerial offers (Picture: Getty)Mauricio Pochettino has put Arsenal and Manchester United on alert by revealing that he’s open to all offers as he eyes a return to management in Europe.The 47-year-old was relieved of his duties at Tottenham after a dismal start to the campaign and Jose Mourinho was subsequently announced as his replacement in north London.Despite his very recent ties to Spurs, Pochettino is understood to be on Arsenal’s shortlist of managerial targets following Unai Emery’s dismissal last week.United have also held a long-term interest in Pochettino and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s struggles have seen the Argentine heavily linked once again.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAt the weekend, Pochettino took a trip back home and paid Newell’s Old Boys a visit where he took his first steps as a professional footballer. Advertisement Mauricio Pochettino opens door for Arsenal approach in fresh statement on futurelast_img read more