Pochettino: Tottenham against Barcelona in the final? Where do I sign up?
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has expressed his desire to face F.C Barcelona in the Champions League last.
The former Espanyol tactician also praised Valverde’s side and hailed the group’s commander Messi.
« [Tottenham Hotspur] to play the final against Barcelona? Where do I have to sign?, » he said amid a Mediterranean International Cup occasion.
« [Barcelona] have players of a great level, especially Lionel Messi, who is a genius and the best in the world, and Valverde is likewise working superbly.
« Leo does things that nobody expects, but what shocks me is his consistency.
« He does it in every game, each three or four days, amid the last 11 or 12 years.
« If there is a favourite to win the Champions League, that’s Barcelona, but I am extremely certain.
« However, there are also teams like Manchester City or Juventus that are also going to have their chances, since they are likewise worked to win this sort of rivalry. »
Finally, Pochettino did not deny Real Madrid’s interest, but named the discussions encompassing his name as bits of gossip.
Spurs face Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-final.