Mauricio Pochettino rejected by Man United fans after crashing out of FA Cup

Mauricio Pochettino rejected by Man United fans after crashing out of FA Cup

- Mauricio Pochettino has been rejected by Man United fans following Spurs 2-0 defeat to Crystal Palace in FA Cup 4th round tie

- The Argentine tactician saw his side crumble against the Eagles at the Selhurst Park on Sunday

- As they crashed out of their second championship within a week after their 4-2 defeat to Chelsea on penalties in the EFL

Manchester United fans seem to have turned their back against Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino following his claims that titles is only "good for egos".

Spurs chances of winning a trophy this term may have come to an end having being dumped out of the FA Cup tourney by Crystal Palace on Sunday evening.

Barely four days after losing 4-2 on penalties to Chelsea in the EFL Cup semifinal after both sides played 2-2 on aggregate after 180 minutes.

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Angry Red Devils fans have now branded the the tactician "Argentinian David Moyes" following Tottenham's 2-0 defeat to Palace.

Sitting third on the Premier League table with 51 points from 23 league matches, the Lilywhites trail second placed Man City with five points while nine points separates them from Liverpool.

"Again we're going to have the debate whether a trophy will take the club to the next level. I don't agree with it. It only builds your ego," Pochettino said.

"The most important thing for Tottenham now is to always be in the top four."

The 46-year-old Argentine has been heavily tipped to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the substantial manager after the sack of Jose Mourinho in December.

However, Man United fans on Twitter claimed the former Southampton manager is not the right man for the job.

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One said: "The absolute state of this Argentine David Moyes. Do we really want a manager with this mentality at United?

"Personally, I don't want him anywhere near Manchester United next season. Just give the job permanently to Ole."

Moyes was sacked after just one season in charge of the club and was renowned for his lack of confidence in the club.

He said: "I think we've played a very good side [City] and it's the sort of standard and level we need to try and aspire to get ourselves to at this moment in time."

Ahead of the Liverpool game in 2014, he claimed: "Their league position suggests they're ahead of us. They possibly do come here favourites."

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While another added: "What is Pochettino talking about? Every season is about winning a trophy or trophies.

"This causes me more certainty I don't want him managing my team United. It also shows why Spurs are always going to be second best if they are never even looking to win anything."

Solskjaer has led Manchester United to eight straight victories since he took over from Jose Mourinho as interim boss in December.

His recent victory was his side 3-1 win over Arsenal in the FA Cup fourth round stage at the Emirates Stadium on Friday. earlier reported that Tottenham Hotspurs crashed out of FA Cup tourney after suffering a 2-0 defeat to Crystal Palace in the fourth round of the tournament on Sunday, January 27.

Two first half goals from Connor Wickham and Andros Townsend gifted Palace a comfortable victory at Selhurst Park as they sealed a place in the next round of the competition.

This was the second cup exit for Spurs in a space of 72-hours after Carabao Cup in the hands of rivals, Chelsea. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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