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Davinson Sanchez signs improved contract at Tottenham

18 May 2018

Chelsea's Russian owner, Roman Abramovich, wants Tottenham coach, Mauricio Pochettino to replace Antonio Conte as the Blues manager.

Pochettino has led Spurs to a top four finish for the third successive season, and managed to do so with less resources compared to the other English Premier League big guns.

But with the clamour for trophies growing stronger all the time, Pochettino, in an alarming change of tone, suggested that the north Londoners might have to ditch their current policy of frugality and "take risks" to start delivering silverware.

But it is believed Levy is ready to back Pochettino and that Chelsea's advances will be rejected by the 46-year-old, who is happy at Spurs and keen to carry on his project of next season's move into their new stadium.

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Pochettino is set to meet with chairman Daniel Levy for talks over his future.

'I have learned my lesson on speaking on that sort of stuff.

Supporting his boss, he added: "It is good that the manager has come out and said that".

He would be the fifth former Ajax player to join Spurs' squad in recent years, with the likes of Alderweireld, Davinson Sanchez, Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen all turning out for the Dutch giants before Spurs.

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Following Spurs' 5-4 win over Leicester City on the final day of the Premier League season, Pochettino intimated that he wanted the club to spend more in order to compete with the top clubs in the country.

"It is a season where I have had to be patient and be mentally positive", Sky Sports News quotes the defender as saying.

"It is a team game".

The England global lost the left-back spot at Spurs to Ben Davies this term and has been limited to 17 appearances in all competitions.

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"I fancy myself against anybody in the league".

Davinson Sanchez signs improved contract at Tottenham