Mauricio Pochettino

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Born or raised in the Basque country more or less or with parents/grandparents from there. For example they have one player that is Bosnian, but he was born to immigrant parents in San Sebastian. Williams is also born in Bilbao but to refugee parents as another example.

Fernando Llorente for example qualified through his parents or grandparents (I cannot remember which) being from Navarre.

So yeah, they have a slimmer window for recruiting. But they also invest way more into their youth setup than most other clubs. And they tend to sell for good money.

I'm not going to dive too much into the Spain vs Basque Country conflict. But the Basque people are very proud of their cultural identity and value it over things like "global football".

And even with such a insular culture they still stay competitive and are a regular European fixture.
Thanks - interesting. I get the view but I just don’t agree with it. I’m very proud of where I’m from and identify strongly with that part of England. I’m very proud of being Spurs too. But I love it when those things that are dear to me are opened up and shared with talented people from over the world.
 
No one said he was faultless you dipshit, but to deny everything he’s done for the club sounds like you’ve got a personal thing going on.
Squad rebuild? Yeah no wonder it needed rebuilding after those years of minimal investment. You probably think that muh Njie or Janssen are investments, Poch bad coach and has no idea who to buy. Embarrassing.

All of those years of minimal investment......

Given a squad of Kane, Eriksen, Vertonghen, Dembele, Walker, Lloris to just name a few .

Broke the transfer record on numerous occasions and spent on large fees: Son £22million, Sissoko £30million, Sanchez £42 million, Lucas £26 million, Ndombele £52 million, Lo Celso £40 million.

But no according to people like you he was never given any resources and had to sign just the likes of Njie and Jansen ( who actually cost £17 million which was our second highest fee at the time)

Embarrassing indeed.
 

theromanianjackass

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All of those years of minimal investment......

Given a squad of Kane, Eriksen, Vertonghen, Dembele, Walker, Lloris to just name a few .

Broke the transfer record on numerous occasions and spent on large fees: Son £22million, Sissoko £30million, Sanchez £42 million, Lucas £26 million, Ndombele £52 million, Lo Celso £40 million.

But no according to people like you he was never given any resources and had to sign just the likes of Njie and Jansen ( who actually cost £17 million which was our second highest fee at the time)

Embarrassing indeed.
At the same time, the top 6 rivals spent 50-60m on one player, but Njie was our highest fee at 17m. Lol.

Oh yeah you keep barking the same crap over and over about talented squad when none of these players were really proven to be world class.

Adding Ndombele and Lo Celso to that list of transfers to prove your point is hilarious because they didn’t get to work with Poch for too long. It took Mourinho one year to get Ndombele ready to play every game and it took a growing injury list to start Lo Celso.
 
Athletic is a fantastic football club, long story but I have friends over there and usually get over for a game or two per season.

Sure, they could throw away their traditions and club identity but the fans don't want that. They have voted before on scrapping the basque heritage rule and each time the vast majority of fans have voted for the rule to remain.

There is nothing ' weird or discrimnationary' about valuing your region and identity. One of their forwards, Williams, is idolised by the fans, his parents are from Africa but he's a basque, his skin colour is irrelevant, how refreshing!

Athletic fans are passionate about their club and on the whole a friendly and welcoming bunch. I like and understand what the club means to them .
Think I've posted this before but it's a really good profile.

 
At the same time, the top 6 rivals spent 50-60m on one player, but Njie was our highest fee at 17m. Lol.

Oh yeah you keep barking the same crap over and over about talented squad when none of these players were really proven to be world class.

Adding Ndombele and Lo Celso to that list of transfers to prove your point is hilarious because they didn’t get to work with Poch for too long. It took Mourinho one year to get Ndombele ready to play every game and it took a growing injury list to start Lo Celso.

Yes our top six rivals spent large amounts on a lot of dross which is why we had a better team than most of them for his tenure.

But none of those players were world class , just Kane, Son, Lloris as well as amazing players in Dembele, Eriksen, Vertonghen, Alderwield to name a few.

United won the FA Cup, League Cup and UEFA whilst he was Spurs manager. Which world class players did they have again?

Woolwich won 3 FA cups - which world class players did they have again?

Leicester won the title and beat him to it - how many world class players did they have again? Wes Morgan or Danny Drinkwater? Which one?

But according to you Levy was too blame and the players weren’t good enough. It’s amazing how some will talk down the club to elevate a manager who just was simply not good at that level - the Tim Henman of football management. Nice guy, good manager but not a winner and doesn’t possess the talent to be one. Disgraceful behaviour from a supporter to lay the blame on the club instead.

And to claim that Tanguy and Lo Celso shouldn’t be included is hilarious - why didn’t he get to work with them for long again? Oh yeah it was because he got sacked with the club in 14th.
 
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Airfixx

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Hmmmm....

 
Try what?
Over a year and no one wants him. Odd for the “best manager in Europe“ don’t you think?

While lots of top clubs are doing pretty shit too, with no name managers.

Can’t even oust Ole
Allegri don't have a job for more than a year, he must be shit too.

I din't mind if you don't like him, even though I find it weird. But don't try and use every oportunity to trash Pochettino.
 
So why he doesn't have a job?

Use your brain sammy, for once.

I didn't compare them, but your logic is just ridiculous.
How do I know why he doesn’t have a job.
But seeing as he’s one of Italy’s most successful managers, he might not feel a desperate need, like Poch should be feeling.

Let’s just agree to agree with me.
You overate him. Now he’s gone 99% of your posts are on the non Spurs forums.
What a surprise
 
How do I know why he doesn’t have a job.
But seeing as he’s one of Italy’s most successful managers, he might not feel a desperate need, like Poch should be feeling.

Let’s just agree to agree with me.
You overate him. Now he’s gone 99% of your posts are on the non Spurs forums.
What a surprise
Lol what are you talking about

I don't live on this forum haha

Stop with nonsense sammy. You are weird mate. Poch gave us fantastic moments. Just be grateful, dont be a fucking knoob
 
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