‘My dream is to be back and finish the work we didn’t finish’: Mauricio Pochettino wants Tottenham return despite being sacked in November as he insists ‘we were so close to winning Premier League and Champions League’
- Mauricio Pochettino has opened the door for a return to Tottenham in the future
- He was sacked by the club in November with the team lingering in mid-table
- But the Argentine said he would consider a comeback to finish off the job
- Pochettino masterminded a journey to the Champions League final last season
Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has opened the door for an incredible return to the club in the future – saying he wants to to finish what he started.
The Argentine will hold special status among many Spurs fans after guiding them to a first ever place in the Champions League final last year – only to fall to a 2-1 defeat against Liverpool in Madrid.
Under his leadership the team also challenged for the title and came close in domestic competitions, but often fell disappointingly at the final hurdle.
Mauricio Pochettino says it is his dream to return to Tottenham in the future and finish the job
The Argentine led Spurs to an incredible journey to the Champions League final last year
Now the 48-year-old, who is still searching for his next club, admits it is his ‘dream’ to make a comeback in north London after coming so close to tasting glory.
‘It was an amazing journey that finished in the way no one wanted it to finish,’ he told BT Sport. ‘But deeper in my soul, in my heart I am sure our ways will cross again.
‘For sure, from now since the day I left the club my dream is one day to be back and try to finish the work we didn’t finish.
‘It was an amazing journey, we were so close to winning the right trophies, the Premier League, the Champions League, we were very close.
‘But we stopped this way now, of course I am looking forward to move on and I am so motivated for the next project, but of course deep inside I would like one day to be back because I think this club is special, the fans are so special.