Tottenham will travel to Stamford Bridge on January 24 for leg two with a slim advantage thanks to Harry Kane's penalty. The FC crew question if Mauricio Pochettino is preparing himself for a new job, after voicing his concerns with Tottenham's lack of transfer activity. Mark Ogden and the FC crew explain why they aren't falling in love with the idea of making Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United's permanent manager. LONDON — Mauricio Pochettino believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's motivation to beat him and his Tottenham Hotspur side on Sunday will have little to do with the managerial situation at Old Trafford.
Sources have told ESPN FC that Pochettino is the leading candidate to take the job full-time in the summer, and United's caretaker manager Solskjaer said on Thursday: "That speculation is there for a reason because he has done well."
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