Pochettino outlines distinction between Tottenham and Atletico Madrid

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Spurs supervisor Mauricio Pochettino claimed profitable the Premier League title could be an even bigger accomplishment than that of Atletico profitable the Spanish title again in 2014.

The supervisor acknowledged the hole there’s between the 2 golf equipment relating to the monetary price range made that can be purchased gamers.

This 12 months, Tottenham are being thought of as potential title contenders, with the North London facet second after 19 matches and 6 factors behind first positioned Liverpool.

Within the final two matches, Pochettino’s facet scored eleven and conceded solely two in wins over Everton and Bournemouth of 6-2 and 5-Zero respectively.

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Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Mauricio Pochettino celebrates after Sunday’s win over AFC Bournemouth. ( REUTERS/Ian Walton)

Similar to Atletico Madrid with Actual Madrid and Barcelona in Spain, Tottenham could be seen as being in the identical state of affairs, that’s that of being the underdogs in opposition to Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool.

Nevertheless, Pochettino insisted on the truth that the price range for his group is a a lot smaller one when in comparison with the one for the Colchoneros and outlined Atletico’s potential to maintain their star gamers and even purchase new ones.

Tottenham didn’t purchase any gamers in the course of the summer season switch window leaving supervisor Pochettino a bit pissed off given the necessity for depth within the squad.

“It’s troublesome to seek out ­one other membership doing the identical or ­delivering the identical work as us – the philosophy. Each single membership is ­particular and is completely different,” stated Pochettino. In truth, Tottenham might be in an opportunity to win their first league title since 1961.

The Argentinian additionally outlined the distinction between Spurs and Atleti by acknowledging the truth that conational supervisor Diego Simeone is the very best paid supervisor in La Liga.

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Mauricio Pochettino and Diego Simeone throughout a La Liga conflict between Espanyol and Atletico Madrid. (AFP)

“I used to be serious about this the opposite day. Simeone is the best-paid ­supervisor in Spain. His wage is ­larger than the Actual Madrid ­supervisor, Barcelona supervisor, Sevilla supervisor and Valencia supervisor.

“The funding from Atletico in gamers is greater than ours. It’s just under, however actually near, Actual ­Madrid’s and Barcelona’s budgets. They preserve gamers like Antoine Griezmann they usually signed Diego Costa.

“I believe Atletico’s price range is perhaps larger than any membership within the Premier League. It’s perhaps 5 occasions larger than the price range we’ve got.

“It’s extra like Actual or Barcelona. It’s nothing like Tottenham. Do you suppose Atletico Madrid is akin to Tottenham? Atletico Madrid are like Metropolis and Liverpool.”

 

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