Pochettino speaks out about Real Madrid links

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Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino squashed rumours linking him to Real Madrid.

Pochetinno has so far done a sound job after becoming Tottenham Hotspur manager. The Argentine tactician helped Spurs to maintain solid form in Premier League throughout the last couple of seasons. Although he hasn’t done anything astounding in Champions League, his performances with homegrown players and academy graduates are worth mentioning.

He was linked with Real Madrid job after Rafa Benitez got sacked but he has dismissed all those links.
Speaking to El Mundo Deportivo, Pochettino said,

“I have never been close to signing for Real Madrid. There are rumours coming from I do not know where.”

About current Madrid boss Zidane, Pochettino had some nice words to say,

“What I like about Zidane is his tranquility and his good sense. He coaches in the same way that he played football. We will face the best team in the world (next week).”