Things are going from bad to worse for Arsenal fans, as their depressing back-to-back losses to Manchester City have seen the club fall in to crisis.
While Arsenal have fallen down the Premier League table, Gooners have to put up with their arch rivals Tottenham shining brightly in the league and Europe.
Now Pochettino has had a dig at Arsene Wenger, as the Tottenham boss has hinted that he would have left Arsenal if he faced the same level of criticism that Wenger has had to put up.
“If your own fans didn’t want you, there is no point to carry on working because you are going to damage first of all your company, your club,” said Pochettino ahead of Saturday’s clash with Huddersfield Town.
“They are important, the fans, and at some point, you need to go away because the club is always more important than any person.
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“And if I am the point that creates problems between all levels of the club, I prefer to go away.”
“For me, football is not a drama, it is a joy,” he continued. “The most quiet I am is when we are going to compete. Of course, there is a lot of drama out of football. But football cannot be a drama. You win or lose. You are responsible and you are professional, but no drama.”
“Football means joy, happiness and I want to enjoy doing my job and enjoy helping people to achieve their dream and it cannot be a drama.
“The first is to provide for your family a good life,” Pochettino added. “I like things to do outside football, but my passion is 100 per cent football. If it absorbs my life and all my family are behind me, supporting me, football cannot be a drama for me or for my family.
“When I started my career as a manager I was 36, I said [to myself], ‘I will be a manager and my limit is 50’. But now, I don’t know. I don’t know if I will be longer like Roy [Hodgson] or [Alex] Ferguson or Wenger, or maybe I will stop before.”