Pochettino: I’m happy at Spurs

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he is enjoying his stay at White Hart Lane and hopes to extend his contract.

The former Southampton mentor has three years left to run on the five-year contract he signed with the Lilywhites in 2014, but with Spurs challenging for the Premier League title this season under his leadership, the 40-year-old and a number of his star players have been linked with a move away from the club.

"I think Tottenham today is in a very good place. We have great facilities, our supporters are fantastic," he said.

"Why find another place? For the players, I think they feel at home here. I think me too. The same."

The Argentine also revealed that he does not have an agent, adding that he would prefer to personally negotiate any new deal for himself and his backroom staff.

"The best agent for me, is myself. When I stopped playing football, I stopped my relationship with my agent," the 44-year-old explained.

"I always had one agent. I want to manage my life. I'm not disagreeing with a manager that has an agent. I think I can deal with the offer.

"You need to ask [Tottenham chairman] Daniel [Levy] if I'm strong or not. I think [he is], yes. I only have one experience from the beginning. When I negotiate my contract, then we'll see.

"It's not only important the money, it's important the emotional link you create with the people here and sometimes it's difficult to take some decisions. It happened with me at Southampton, too. It was difficult to take the decision to come here.

"That is the difference from being a manager and being a player. As a player, if you sign a contract for four years, if you want to be there for four years, you are.

"But as a manager it always depends on the sack. You are always under pressure. For me: to be here, or not to be? That is the question."

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