‘He owes Spurs nothing’ – Carragher says Pochettino should take Man United job

first_img“What has taken four-and-a-half years to build at Tottenham can be achieved sooner with the players he inherits, the same clever management he has demonstrated in north London and astute signings.”Carragher also claimed how he felt Pochettino is frustrated by the constraints at Spurs, with a small transfer budget and lack of ambition holding him back.He added: “It is naïve to believe Pochettino will be content working at a club where qualifying rather than winning the Champions League is the measure of success.“He does not want the comfort of knowing he is safe from the sack if he finishes in the top four. He wants to win the Premier League and Champions League. gameday cracker Pochettino still has four and a half years left on his contract but Liverpool legend Carragher believes Spurs fans need a “reality check” regarding the Argentine’s future, claiming the north London side “will never be as big as Manchester United.”Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Carragher advised the former Southampton boss to ditch Spurs.Carragher said: “If Mauricio Pochettino is offered the Manchester United job, he has to take it.“That is a hard for Tottenham Hotspur supporters to accept. Sadly for them, it is inevitable that they are prey to a more powerful Premier League rival. Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City deals REVEALED Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 3 huge blow no dice Latest Premier League News Carragher believes Pochettino does not owe Spurs anything tense center_img “Hearing some arguments against Pochettino moving to Manchester United, I cannot help but think a reality check is needed. I do not write this to be disrespectful to Spurs.“It does not matter how great Spurs’ new stadium is and how many supporters fill it. It does not even matter what they win this season or over the next few years.“Spurs are not Manchester United. They will never be as big as Manchester United.“Questions like, “Why would Pochettino leave Tottenham now?” amount to a loyalty plea. Pochettino owes Spurs nothing. He has done an unbelievable job with a fraction of United’s budget. Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card shining Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Carragher believes Pochettino is destined for a move to Old Trafford 3 REVEALED Jamie Carragher believes Mauricio Pochettino has to take the Manchester United manager’s job at the end of the season.The Tottenham boss has been highlighted as the favourite to permanently succeed Jose Mourinho, who was sacked from his post earlier this week. Pochettino is viewed by many as the ideal man to permanently succeed Mourinho 3 “He knows which clubs are best equipped to do it, not just on the occasional basis, but every season.“He knows these chances do not come around often. If he does not take it this time and an alternative candidate succeeds, it may never come around again.“It is already football’s worst kept secret that United want Pochettino. It would be one of football’s biggest surprises if they do not get him.”last_img read more