Mauricio Pochettino's demands to Daniel Levy to stay at Tottenham reported

Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic

GETTYTottenham are eyeing a deal for Christian Pulisic

Pochettino also wants the money raised through player sales as Spurs appear to be willing to offload the likes of Toby Alderweireld, Danny Rose, Mousa Dembele, Fernando Llorente and Moussa Sissoko once the transfer window opens.

Antonio Conte's future is in doubt after the club's failure to make an impression in either the Champions or Premier Leagues, and Sky Sports says that the Tottenham boss has been identified as his likely successor.

Conte is expected to leave Stamford Bridge following Saturday's FA Cup final against Manchester United, having seen his side miss out on Champions League qualification with a fifth-placed finish in the Premier League this season.

"We need to talk a lot between us and the club", Pochettino said after Spurs' season came to an end with a thrilling 5-4 victory over Leicester on Sunday.

Luis Enrique and Maurizio Sarri are now front-runners to replace Conte at Stamford Bridge but, given his experience in the Premier League, Pochettino is emerging as one of the preferred candidates for Abramovich.

Mauricio Pochettino
GETTYMauricio Pochettino wants to add more quality to his Tottenham squad

Any approach for the Argentine will obviously be met with huge disregard by Tottenham, who under the Argentine finished third this season and once again sealed a return to the Champions League.

"I think he has half an incline of that, I wouldn't be surprised if he's heard something and that's why he's throwing all this stuff out - I need that and this".

"But you need to be courageous".

'I have a contract and the club know very well the situation. "In this type of situation, being courageous is the most important, and to take risks".

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