Poch must pay Spurs £12.5m if he takes another Prem job this season

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO will reportedly have to pay back the £12.5million pay-off he received from Tottenham if he takes another Premier League job.The Argentine was this month axed by Spurs in a shock dismissal, and replaced by ex-Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.2 The Argentine was this month axed by Spurs and replaced by ex-Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose MourinhoCredit: Getty Images – GettyBut already Poch has been linked with a swift return back to England after Arsenal fired Unai Emery and United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer under increasing pressure at Old Trafford.However, The Express claim if the 47-year-old is to come back to the Premier League, then he will be forced to pay back the £12.5m dismissal fee he received.It is thanks to a clause inserted into his contract by Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy.Poch and his backroom staff are said to have pocketed around £20m after they left North London.SunSport revealed the first pictures of the Argentine since his Spurs departure, as the manager touched down in Madrid.Real Madrid have long been linked with Poch, but last season reappointed club legend Zinedine Zidane.Despite Los Blancos leading La Liga, Zidane is said to be under-pressure, and Bernabeu chiefs wanted to turn to ex-manager Mourinho.2Most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himReal were even willing to pay The Special One £12m NOT to take over at Spurs, and instead wait for Zidane to leave.But with Mourinho returning to London, Poch has again emerged as a candidate to take over in the Spanish capital.He has also been linked with a takeover at Barcelona and Bayern Munich.last_img

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