Wherever Mauricio Pochettino goes these days in Argentina, there seems to be a journalist following him with a microphone in his hand trying to get a scoop on the former Tottenham manager’s future.
After all, it’s understandable for one of the more successful head coaches in the country, now a free agent, to attract attention, especially when he returns to one of his former clubs, Newell’s Old Boys for the day, but the Argentine’s answer remains the same.
Already telling Fox Sports earlier in the week that he was back in his home country simply to spend some time away from London as a holiday, Pochettino once again reiterated his stance, this time to TyC Sports.
He said: “I’m going to spend a few days here with my family and friends, and then I’ll return to London next week. I’ll have time to think about everything over there. It’s important to have a moment of calm to lower the decibels and find the energy to take on a new project, and we’ll see where that is”.
Prior to his answer, the journalist did name Arsenal and Bayern Munich as two clubs currently without a manager, but it seems his history with Tottenham and the Germans’ preference for other targets will mean Pochettino will have to wait a while longer.
Everton also gave it a go, according to a few reports in England, but with the 47-year-old currently on holiday, and the probable hope of a better project landing on his desk in the future, that’s ended up being a dead end for Farhad Moshiri and co.
The wait continues.