Real Madrid’s Friday flustered responded to the statements of Mauricio Pochettino. According to the coach of Tottenham Hotspur should his team not take advantage of the hotel of Real Madrid at the oefencomplex Valdebebas.
“Real is surprised by the statements of Mauricio Pochettino over an alleged request to our club in the complex of Real Madrid to stay in the preparation for the Champions League final” reports Real in a statement on the website.
“Real Madrid wants to make clear that it is absolutely not true that this request is made”, continues the Spanish club. “Our club has always willingly prepared to comply with the requests of UEFA, the Spanish football federation, Atlético Madrid, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur.”
Tottenham would like to take advantage of the hotel to prepare for the Champions League final against Liverpool. The final showdown takes place on Saturday 1 June in Wanda Metropolitano stadium of Atlético Madrid.
Mauricio Pochettino thanks the supporters of Tottenham after the final league game of the season. (Photo: Pro Shots)
“I can only sleep if I was coach of Real is’
Pochettino had earlier this week know that he is Real president Florentino Pérez, a request has been placed to the hotel to stay. The 72-year-old Spaniard would that request have been rejected.
“I’ve Florentino asked to sleep at the training complex, but he told me that I can only sleep if I was coach of Real Madrid is,” said Pochettino, in a podcast from the Spanish radio station Cadena COPE.
For Real Madrid is the season there already. ‘The Royal’ had a disappointing season with a third place in the league, and the surprising elimination in the eighth finals of the Champions League by Ajax.
Tottenham put itself at the expense of Ajax for the first time for the final of the Champions League. The team of Pochettino may Liverpool of the sixth “cup with the big ears off’.
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