Mauricio Pochettino should consider Real Madrid interest, says Sam Allardyce

first_img Real Madrid are reportedly keen to make Mauricio Pochettino their new manager Sam Allardyce believes Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino should seriously consider interest from Real Madrid to become their new manager, telling talkSPORT: ‘A job like this doesn’t come around very often’. 2 Newspaper reports on Friday have claimed the Spanish giants will make another move to bring the Argentine to the Bernabeu as they look set to sack under-fire coach Julen Lopetegui.Pochettino turned down a job offer from Real in the summer, but The Sun report the Spurs boss is still the number one target for Los Blancos chiefs as they search for their new man.Spurs have made their best start to a Premier League season but, despite making no new signings over the summer, the continued delays with their new stadium and the fact the team have not won a game in the Champions League, Pochettino has not complained.There are no questions over his commitment to the club or his long-term plans for Spurs, but Allardyce believes the Real Madrid job is too big to turn down twice. Tottenham boss Pochettino has also been linked with the Manchester United job center_img 2 Speaking on Friday’s Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, the former England boss said: “We all live on the edge as managers now because we’re only five or six games from the sack, even Mauricio.“We saw it with Juande Ramos years ago when he won a trophy and then Spurs took two points from their first six or seven games the next season and boom, he was gone, and Harry Redknapp was in.“It’s going to be the same for Mauricio, if he loses football matches then people will turn on him very quickly.“So when you’ve got an opportunity to manager Real Madrid, if he really wants to do it… but does he really want it?“[The] Real Madrid [job] doesn’t come around very often and I think if you’re an ambitious manager you have to look after yourself and your family and say, this is what I want, can I get it?” “Real Madrid doesn’t come along very often”🗞️ @MartinLipton has the latest on Pochettino— The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast (@SportsBreakfast) October 26, 2018last_img read more

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