Poch’s son Maurizio plays for Spurs U19s for first time since dad sacked

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO’S son Maurizio played for Spurs in the Uefa Youth League for the first time since his dad was sacked by the club.The winger, 18, has already had a chat with Jose Mourinho about his future and the new boss wants the player to get his head down and keep playing — while also recognising it is a delicate family situation.5 Maurizio Pochettino came off the bench in Spurs’ 1-0 win over Olympiakos in the Uefa Youth LeagueCredit: Rex Features5 Irish prodigy Troy Parrott scored the winner for Spurs to keep their Uefa Youth League campaign aliveCredit: Rex FeaturesPochettino Jr came off the bench in their 1-0 win over Olympiakos Under-19s as Spurs kept alive their hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Youth League.Young hopeful Troy Parrott, 17, bagged a 57th-minute winner to put Spurs one point behind Red Star Belgrade in Group B.Bayern Munich look odds-on to win the group after beating Spurs 4-1 earlier in the campaign.Winger Pochettino has two assists this season in Europe already, both coming in the incredible 9-2 drubbing of Red Star in October.Bizarrely, Spurs lost the away game in Belgrade 2-0.Mourinho said on Monday: “I spoke with his son, who is a player in our youth categories, and I think through his boy he can understand my feelings too.”And of course I will call him. But I want to let him process.5 Jose Mourinho has already spoken Pochettino Jr at Spurs’ training groundCredit: EPA5 Maurizio and dad Mauricio pose for a picture at Spurs’ training ground during his contract signingCredit: Instagram @maurizio.8SPURS NEWSSILVA’S GOLDEN GIRLModel Ines Tomaz has been helping Bernardo Silva through quarantine’IT’S AMAZING’My eggs have helped 3 women become mums — I’d love to meet the kids one day’HIPPY AT HEART’Breakfast radio host Lisa Snowdon reveals what gets HER up in the morningCompetitionA CHILLING THRILLERWin a copy of The House Guest in this week’s Fabulous book competitionBARE TRUTHFrom cellulite to surgery, women reveal how they really feel about their looks1D TURNS 10How fame changed One Direction and why Zayn Malik may NEVER returnCompetitionFEEL-GOOD READWin a copy of A Wedding At The Beach Hut in this week’s book competitionExclusiveBOSSING ITKarren Brady on starting your own business and proving age is just a numberCommentKATE WILLSThere’s no such thing as a right or wrong decision — just go for itBLAST FROM THE PASTFrom Wagner to Matt Cardle — what 2010’s X Factor stars are up to nowLADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Saints vs Watford, Arsenal and Leicester vs Everton scores this coming weekend and win £100″I also told the players in contact with him to make him feel completely free to come here any time he wants.”If he wants to come for a training session, great. If he wants to come for a dinner in the lodge with the boys, perfect.”If he wants me to be here, I will. If he doesn’t want me to be, and he just wants to be with the boys, let’s do that way.”5Andy Brassell discusses where Mauricio Pochettino will go next after Tottenham exitlast_img