Mauricio Pochettino named as new Tottenham Hotspur manager

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino has been named as the new manager of Tottenham Hotspur.

Pochettino had been linked with the role at Spurs for some time and succeeds Tim Sherwood.

He did have one year remaining on his Southampton contract.

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