Spurs boss Pochettino ‘puts new contract on hold’ until end of season

first_img1 Pochettino has led Spurs to second in the table and are in with a shout of winning the title Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is causing the club concern after putting off signing his new contract until after the season has ended.The Argentinian has transformed the club’s fortunes and Spurs are in with a real chance of winning their first top-flight title since 1961.A new, £5million-a-year deal has been offered to Pochettino, but he has declined to sign it, preferring to wait until the season has ended before sitting down with club chairman Daniel Levy, according to The Sun.Manchester United are keeping tabs on the situation and are admirers of the job he has done at White Hart Lane in just two seasons.Jose Mourinho remains favourite to take the Old Trafford hot seat, if club officials decide to end boss Louis van Gaal’s tenure a season early.Meanwhile, Harry Kane is confident Spurs will push Leicester all the way, given the fixtures Leicester face – home games against Swansea and Everton, and trips to Manchester United and Chelsea.The Tottenham striker said: “With more performances like that, I’m sure we’ll push them all the way. “All we can do is keep doing what we’re doing. We’ve got to win all our games. We want to win all four of them and then we will go from there.”He added: “Obviously Leicester have got some tough games coming up.“They’re in the driving seat. All we can do is keep winning our games.”last_img read more