Shem Timothy for Outside90:
For this reason, Levy had to get his next appointment right. He needed to find a manager who he could trust, a manager who not only had the coaching ability but also the off-the-pitch personality to wrestle back the shift of power from the players. Enter Mauricio Pochettino. He had just come off the back of an incredible season at Southampton, in which that club played arguably the best football in the country while integrating and improving young English talent. Levy’s eyes lit up. He found his man and he got him.