Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has officially committed his long-term future to the club after signing a new five-year contract.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has officially committed his long-term future to the club after signing a new five-year contract that promises to keep him at the new White Hart Lane until the summer of 2023.
It comes shortly after Pochettino guided Spurs to a third top three Premier League finish in as many seasons, ensuring Champions League football will remain on the calendar in 2018/19.
It also erases any lingering doubts the 46-year-old has been planning a future elsehwere.
“I am honoured to have signed a new long-term contract as we approach one of the most significant periods in the club’s history and be the manager that will lead this team into our new world-class stadium,” the Argentine told TottenhamHotspur.com.
“This is just one of the factors that makes this one of the most exciting jobs in world football and we are already making plans to ensure we continue to build on the great work that everyone has contributed to over the past four years,” he added.
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy said, “We have been on an extraordinary journey and the times ahead look even more exciting as the club enters the next phase in its history.
“Mauricio has fostered an incredible spirit in the team and has embraced a style of play our fans have loved watching. I know they will welcome this commitment by Mauricio.”
Pochettino continued, “Daniel and I have spoken at length about our aspirations for this football club. We both share the same philosophies to achieve long-term, sustainable success.
“This is a special club – we always strive to be creative in the way we work both on and off the pitch and will continue to stick to our principles in order to achieve the success this club deserves.”