Lineker sarcastically wishes club ‘good luck’ in finding sacked Poch

first_imgLineker, who scored 80 goals for Spurs and won the 1991 FA Cup, wrote on Twitter: “Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked by Spurs.”He helped the club to punch massively above their weight for years.”Good luck with finding a better replacement… ain’t gonna happen.”Pochettino, 47, had been in charge in north London for five-and-a-half years.He leaves the club sitting 14th in the Premier League after an awful run of form, winning just three of 12 games this season.But Pochettino led the club to their first Champions League final only six months ago and has had the club challenging for the title in recent seasons.In a statement on the website, chairman Daniel Levy said: “We were extremely reluctant to make this change and it is not a decision the Board has taken lightly, nor in haste.“Regrettably domestic results at the end of last season and beginning of this season have been extremely disappointing.“It falls to the Board to make the difficult decisions – this one made more so given the many memorable moments we have had with Mauricio and his coaching staff – but we do so in the Club’s best interests. TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR legend Gary Lineker has sarcastically wished the club good luck in their search to replace Mauricio Pochettino.Spurs shockingly sacked the Argentinian just SIX MONTHS after he took them to the Champions League final.2 Spurs have sacked Pochettino – and Gary Lineker is not impressedMauricio Pochettino has been sacked by @SpursOfficial. He helped the club to punch massively above their weight for years. Good luck with finding a better replacement….ain’t gonna happen.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 19, 2019 2 Lineker, right, won the 1991 FA Cup with SpursCredit: Getty – ContributorMOST 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 him“Mauricio and his coaching staff will always be part of our history. I have the utmost admiration for the manner in which he dealt with the difficult times away from a home ground whilst we built the new stadium and for the warmth and positivity he brought to us.”I should like to thank him and his coaching staff for all they have contributed. They will always be welcome here.“We have a talented squad. We need to re-energise and look to deliver a positive season for our supporters.”last_img read more