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EPL: Mauricio Pochettino Makes One Big Demand In Man United Talks

Amuda Segun

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Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has made a big demand during negotiations with Manchester United according to journalist Phil Brown.

TalkSports host Phil Brown said that Pochettino has been in secret talks with Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward for weeks.

In his podcast, Phil Brown said that the Argentine tactician wants Ed Woodward to cede control over transfers to him.

Mauricio Pochettino wants Ed Woodward to take a back seat in transfers as he wants to have control over the incomings and outgoings at the club.

The ex-Spurs manager has been a long-term transfer target for Manchester United dating back to his time as a Premier League manager.

Manchester United were said to have targeted Mauricio Pochettino especially when the club sacked Jose Mourinho in December 2018 but the Red Devils opted to go the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer route.

Solskjaer was given the Manchester United job on a temporary basis before the former Premier League striker was handed the managerial job at Old Trafford permanently.

The pressure is mounting on Solskjaer to keep his job as the Manchester United manager especially with the availability of Mauricio Pochettino who has been without a job since his dismissal as the Spurs manager in November 2019.

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