Barcelona join battle to appoint Poch as Europe’s top clubs chase axed Spurs boss

first_imgBARCELONA and Bayern Munich are ready to pounce for Mauricio Pochettino.The Argentine is going back to his house in Spain after the shock Spurs sacking on Tuesday.2 Mauricio Pochettino was sacked by Spurs after five years in charge but is wanted by BarcelonaCredit: AFP or licensorsPoch is in the unusual position of having Europe’s top clubs forming a queue for him, despite losing his job after a poor start to the season.Ernesto Valverde is under pressure at Barca and they will look to the ex-Espanyol manager should the LaLiga giants wield the axe.Bayern Munich have Hansi Flick, sacked boss Niko  Kovac’s former No 2, as their interim coach and want to talk to Poch, 47.But it is Barca who are making the biggest move.In 2017, Poch said he could not see himself managing them despite being seen with long-term friend and Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu.He said: “Before being a manager, being loyal is more important. I am an Espanyol fan. It would be impossible for me to manage Arsenal.” Manchester United and Real Madrid hope Poch does not jump back into a job as they may be interested in him at the end of the season.While Arsenal legend Martin Keown has called on his old club to “consider Pochettino” as a replacement for under-fire Unai Emery.Pochettino – who guided Tottenham into the Premier League’s top four in three of the last four seasons and reached last year’s Champions League final – was replaced by Jose Mourinho on Wednesday.2 Man Utd are favourites to snatch up Pochettino after his Spurs sacking Tottenham fans give their thoughts on Pochettino’s sackinglast_img read more

Rodrigo Hernández is the most valuable Spanish footballer

first_imgtwenty-oneRodrigo HernándezManchester City99.8 oneKylian MbappéParis Saint Germain265.2 18Joao FelixAtlético de Madrid100.6 3Mohammed SalahLiverpool175.1 twoRaheem SterlingManchester City223.7 elevenGabriel JesusManchester City115.6 26Mason MountChelsea94.1 12James MaddisonLeicester city112.4 7Marcus RashfordManchester United134.3 10Lautaro MartínezInter de Milan115.7 NAMECLUBMARKET VALUE (IN MILLIONS OF EUROS) twentyRomelu LukakuInter de Milan100.2 9Antoine GriezmannFC Barcelona123.6 14Roberto FirminoLiverpool111.5 5Sadio ManéLiverpool155.6 29Virgil van DijkLiverpool92.7 fifteenTrent Alexander-ArnoldLiverpool110.5 19Neymar juniorParis Saint Germain100.4 22Bernardo SilvaManchester City99.6 25Give AlliTottenham Hotspur95.6 17Tammy AbrahamChelsea103.1 8Lionel messiFC Barcelona125.5 The International Center for Sports Studies, better known as CIES, has made a list of players whose market value exceeds 50 million euros. This list shows the inflation of transfers and the exorbitant and dizzying amounts of money that clubs disburse to get a new signing, because said string of names is made up of 166 players that militate in the clubs of the five major European leagues.In this sense, the aforementioned list appears Rodrigo Hernández, former Villarreal and Atlético and currently at Manchester City, As the most valuable Spanish player in the market. The Madrid midfielder has a value, according to the CIES algorithm that prepared the report, of 99.8 million euros. A much higher figure than the club citizen He paid Atlético de Madrid to take over his services (his rescission clause as rojiblanco was 70 million) and that also serves him to position himself in the 21st place in the classification. In other words, there are only twenty players worldwide with more market value than him.This relationship of soccer players is headed by Kylian Mbappé. The PSG star is the most expensive player on the planet: 265.2 million Euro is its value in the transfer market. It follows Raheem Sterling, Rodri’s partner in the City, whose value is of 223.7 million. Complete the podium Mohammed Salah, of the Liverpool, with a price of 175.1 million. The list of the first five complement it Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund, 168.9 million euros) Y Sadio Mané (Liverpool, 155.6 million).The report also notes the more expensive signings that have been made for each position. The most expensive goalkeeper is Alisson Becker (87 million); in the defending it is Alexander-Arnold (110 million); in the center of the field is James Maddison (112 million); and the most expensive signing in a lead is that of Kylian Mbappé (265 million). Finally, it should be noted that, in addition to Rodri Hernández, two more Spaniards appear in the list of the 30 most valued in the world. We talk about Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad, with a market price of 95.7 million euros) Y Fabián Ruiz (Naples, 91.4 million). MARKET VALUE OF THE 30 MOST VALUABLE FOOTBALL PLAYERS IN THE WORLD 24Mikel OyarzabalReal society95.7 6Harry kaneTottenham Hotspur150.5 16Richarlison de AndradeEverton 104 13Timo WernerRB Leipzig112 2. 3Serge GnabryBayern Munich98.1 27Philippe CoutinhoBayern Munich93.5 28Nicolás PépéArsenal93.5 4Jadon SanchoBorussia Dortmund168.9 30Fabian RuizNaples91.4last_img read more