HAPPENED IN THE ESPANYOL
This is how Pochettino responded when he was told to train Barcelona
Published:13/01/2020 - 08:56h
Updated:13/01/2020 - 21:39h
Mauricio Pochettino appears as one of the candidates to relieve Ernesto Valverde on the bench of FC Barcelona, but his past in RCD Espanyol may weigh so that it is not
In the FC Barcelona have entirely decided that Ernesto Valverde does not go to be followed like trainer of the first team of the FC Barcelona and very possibly goes to be ceased this same month of January. Nevertheless, the club will not do official the goodbye of the Txingurri until it do not have 'tied' to a substitute of guarantees.
In a principle, Xavi Hernández was the big option of the directive, but the egarense denied to incorporate to the Barcelona bench of immediate form and emplazó the negotiations to final of season, leaving the open doors in this moment. Ronald Koeman, the second option, also declined the proposal culé giving the logical importance to the Eurocopa that will contest with Holland in summer.
In spite of the two refusals, the FC Barcelona seems that it follows convinced of the cessation of Valverde and of the bet by a new trainer, although this only was six months in the charge. There are several names that have gone out to the palestra like candidates, with one that has called the attention especially: the one of Mauritius Pochettino.
The Argentinian, that was ceased recently of the Tottenham Hotspur, is free and would be an option more than interesting so much by his philosophy of game as by experience in the elite, carrying to the londinenses until the final of the Champions League the past campaign. This yes, his past in the RCD Espanyol seems that it would be a sentimental obstacle very big so that the Argentinian accepted to do charge of the bench of the Camp Nou.
It does some months, complained totally of the possibility to train to the Barça. "Never I go to be trainer of the Barcelona or of the Arsenal because I am very tied to the Espanyol and to the Tottenham. I have grown in Newell's Old Boys and never will train to Central Rosary. I prefer to work in my farm of Argentina that go to train to some clubs", espetó.
Pochettino, a myth in the Espanyol
Mauricio Pochettino is a legend in the Espanyol, playing like perico in two distinct stages -in which it won two Glasses of Rey- and in a third like trainer. The feeling of animadversión of the espanyolistas against the FC Barcelona does that it was something complicated discern the future of the Argentinian like Barcelona technician.