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Pochettino, Tottenham agree to extension through 2021

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the club.
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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has verbally agreed to a two-year contract extension with the club, the Guardian reports.

Pochettino, 44, had three years left on his contract before the extension, but will now remain with Tottenham until 2021. He has been in his position with the club since 2014, when he joined from Southampton.

“We create a good atmosphere on the training ground and I think we can achieve big things in the future,” Pochettino said. “I am very happy. We have created a great group of players, have a very strong squad, young with potential to be top.”

Tottenham is in the mix to win its first Premier League title since 1961, though it trails Leicester City by seven points with three games to play and could find itself only fighting for second if Leicester clinches the trophy by beating Manchester United on Sunday.

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Tottenham plays Chelsea on Monday in its next match.