Mauricio Pochettino intends to 'return to manage in Europe'

Mauricio Pochettino intends to 'return to manage in Europe'

In the past two weeks alone, Mauricio Pochettino was sacked as the manager of Tottenham Hotspur while Unai Emery likewise was terminated as the top name at Arsenal.

Prior to Solskjaer's appointment at Old Trafford, Pochettino was being heavily linked with a move to Manchester after the successful job he had done at Spurs.

Tottenham, who slipped to eighth place and behind United in the standings, have now conceded two goals in each of the four games Mourinho has been in charge - a statistic that must concern a coach who usually sets his teams up to defend resolutely.

Former Manchester United striker Owen is backing Tottenham to secure a valuable point at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.

"I think at home when they play like they did Chelsea, Liverpool, Leicester, also a great team this season, they always had this kind of attitude. Of course, it will be a hard match for us, but also a hard match for them".

They led after six minutes when Rashford beat Paulo Gazzaniga at the near post, but it looked like they would be punished for not making their dominance count.

Past year when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced Mourinho at Old Trafford, he started well, as he went some games unbeaten but United ended up without a trophy. He is a key player for Spurs and the team plays much better when he is on song. His first goal is a typical Rashford goal coming on the inside. The trio of goal contributions is completed by the perfectly-weighted through ball that enabled Son Heung-min - who incidentally now has 71 Premier League goal contributions to his name (46 goals and 25 assists) - to open the scoring against West Ham.

He also thanked the staff, players and fans. His penalty was calm and composed, and his [first] goal, we know he's got those strikes in him and he had three or four chances.

Ever since he took charge, the Portuguese has overseen three wins from three matches.

He scored in each half against Bournemouth to give Tottenham a 2-0 lead.

With some questioning Solskjaer after the club's worst start to a season since 1988-89, the win was a major boost. "We've had too many draws this season and given too many points away from winning positions", Solskjaer said.

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