Former Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis lining up Mauricio Pochettino for AC Milan job

first_img Comment Advertisement Gennaro Gattuso’s position is reportedly under threat (Getty Images)Milan’s Sporting Director Leonardo further added fuel to the fire by stating after Gattuso’s comments that ‘his future is not a priority’ although he did go on to add that at no point have the board entertained the idea of sacking him.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityNevertheless, Gazidis is reportedly keen to try and entice Pochettino away from north London having been impressed by his ability to deliver Champions League football to Spurs while also developing the young players at his disposal.Pochettino had been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United and Real Madrid in the summer, however, the recent appointments of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Zinedine Zidane have ruled him out of either job for the time being.After Spurs beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in the first game at their new stadium on Wednesday night, Pochettino described it as one of the ‘best moments in my life’ but although he appears happy in London, the Argentine has called on Daniel Levy to back him this summer.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Mauricio Pochettino is being lined up as Gennaro Gattuso’s replacement at AC Milan (Getty Images)Arsenal’s former chief executive Ivan Gazidis has identified Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino as his first-choice managerial candidate at AC Milan should Gennaro Gattuso be sacked, according to Corriere dello Sport.Milan who are on an eight-year trophy drought since winning the Serie A title in 2011, have endured another difficult campaign and are looking to secure a Champions League place for the first time in five years.Despite guiding the club into the top-four, former player and current manager Gattuso has received criticism at times this season and Gazidis – now AC Milan’s CEO – is weighing up whether to replace him at the end of the season.AdvertisementAdvertisementGattuso was non-committal when asked about his future before Milan’s 1-0 defeat to Sampdoria last Saturday, stating that he would discuss his future only once the current campaign had reached a conclusion.ADVERTISEMENT Former Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis lining up Mauricio Pochettino for AC Milan job Metro Sport ReporterFriday 5 Apr 2019 3:12 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisementlast_img

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