Pochettino: “I was a centimetre away from linking up with Lionel Messi”

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that he was very close to linking up with Lionel Messi during his playing days at La Liga club Espanyol, as reported by Sky Sports. The Argentinan manager was addressing media questions about how close Liverpool came to signing Spurs’ teenage sensation Dele Alli. The 19-year-old signed for the North London club from MK Dons last January, and he has emerged as one of the most talented youngsters in Premier League this season. Recently former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers revealed that he also wanted to…

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