Pochettino in stands at Wembley as Gareth Southgate clings onto England job

Mauricio Pochettino was in the stands at Wembley to watch England's 3-3 draw with Germany.

Pochettino, who has been linked to the Three Lions job amid doubt about Gareth Southgate's position, attended last night's (September 26) match as a fan. He'd not been invited by the FA or anyone else, as per The Telegraph.

The former Tottenham boss sat with his long-time assistant manager Jesus Perez, who posted a video to his Instagram story which suggested Pochettino's son Sebastiano was also with them.

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Since being sacked by PSG in the summer, Pochettino has been spending time in Spain and England, watching many live games while he's out of a job. He met with Germany boss Hansi Flick over the weekend ahead of their final Nations League fixture.

Reports have suggested he is holding out for a Premier League job having turned down interest from Ligue 1 side Nice last week. But a different return to English soil may be on the cards in the coming months.

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Speculation about Southgate's future has been rife following a dismal run of results which has been England's worst for 29 years. A nine-hour wait for a goal from open play was finally ended against the Germans.

And there were more positive signs overall in the final international before the World Cup kicks off in November. But Southgate is under huge pressure to deliver in Qatar, and could leave regardless of how the tournament goes.

Pochettino would be right near the top of the FA's list of replacements should he still be available, with other candidates Graham Potter and Eddie Howe tied down at Chelsea and Newcastle respectively.


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