The pair were at opposite ends of their careers, with Pochettino just 21 years old and World Cup-winner Maradona in his 30s. “It’s so difficult in English to express myself and my emotion,” said Pochettino.
Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is set to be the subject of a £70m ($90m) offer from Manchester City, according to reports. The Sunday Mirror says City boss Pep Guardiola will pursue Sanchez to the final day of the summer transfer window, despite Arsenal insisting that they will not sell the Chile international
Liverpool and Manchester United have joined Arsenal in the race to sign Julian Draxler from Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports. The Sunday Mirror claims PSG are willing to let Draxler leave for a transfer fee of around £32m ($41m), as they pursue the signing of teenage striker Kylian Mbappe from
Save a few optimistic Evertonians, it is safe to say that most expect the champions Chelsea, the Manchester clubs, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Arsenal to take up the six berths at the top of the Premier League table. City are favourites, but Chelsea's pedigree and United's summer business
It was the cartoon, published on the Daily Telegraph website a few years ago, that probably demonstrated the perception at the time that the man in charge of Manchester United’s transfer business was straying dangerously close to getting the reputation of being a bit of a pushover.
There will be a few reasons to remember this game, the first day-night Test held in England, but none of them will have anything much to do with the cricket played by West Indies.
Latest football transfer gossip as Chelsea target Southampton trio Virgil van Dijk, Ryan Bertrand and Cedric Soares, plus updates on Coutinho, Costa, Sanchez and Draxler
Chris Froome gained an early advantage over his Vuelta a Espana rivals as BMC Racing claimed the team time trial victory on stage 1.
Javier Hernandez's heroics proved fruitless as West Ham came from two goals down at Southampton, only to lose to a last-gasp penalty.
According to 'Fafe', the Real Madrid star toils under the evil eye due to his failure to patch up the relationship with his father
Manchester United hammered Swansea 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium to maintain their perfect start to the Premier League season.
New Zealand began their Rugby Championship defence in convincing fashion, thumping Australia 54-34 in Sydney.
Boss of Goss Kevin Darling delivers Saturday's hottest rumours as Liverpool lose their cool with Barcelona over Coutinho, Chelsea prepare to take a £20m hit on Diego Costa and Manchester United consider selling David de Gea
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is under pressure after a new set of challenges - competition in the Premier League and Champions League is compounded by a lack of new signings and high profile sales.