‘Tottenham will never be as big as Manchester United’ – Jamie Carragher believes Mauricio Pochettino MUST take Old Trafford job in summer


‘Tottenham will never be as big as Manchester United’ – Jamie Carragher believes Mauricio Pochettino MUST take Old Trafford job in summer

Jamie Carragher believes Mauricio Pochettino has to take the Manchester United manager’s job at the end of the season.

The Tottenham boss has been highlighted as the favourite to permanently succeed Jose Mourinho, who was sacked from his post earlier this week.

Pochettino is viewed by many as the ideal man to permanently succeed Mourinho

Pochettino still has four and a half years left on his contract but Liverpool legend Carragher believes Spurs fans need a “reality check” regarding the Argentine’s future, claiming the north London side “will never be as big as Manchester United.”

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Carragher advised the former Southampton boss to ditch Spurs.

Carragher said: “If Mauricio Pochettino is offered the Manchester United job, he has to take it.

“That is a hard for Tottenham Hotspur supporters to accept. Sadly for them, it is inevitable that they are prey to a more powerful Premier League rival.