Real Madrid have a habit of getting their man! Struggling without Cristiano Ronaldo and losing faith fast in new manager Julen Lopetegui, the Spanish giants have decided against pursuing Antonio Conte and have set their hearts on Mauricio Pochettino.
They want to know for certain that Poch is sticking with Spurs, who have had their own mixed start to the season.
Deprived of any new signings in the summer, Pochettino would be promised a bumper kitty to splash out on new players – including Harry Kane – if he decides to make a move.
It would be a huge blow to Spurs and their hopes of kicking on to win some titles, but Poch may decide the time is right to take one of the biggest jobs in football.
Watch this space…