Soccer-Southampton’s Pochettino backing English talent (Reuters)

By Rex Gowar LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Southampton’s Argentine manager Mauricio Pochettino likes what he sees when he surveys the talent in the English game. Six months after taking on the challenge of developing a competitive top-flight squad in England, the 41-year-old is in a position to assess the strength of the sport in a country with arguably the strongest domestic league in the world. Pochettino does not buy into theories about the Premier League’s vast foreign talent being solely to blame for England’s failure to come close to winning a second World Cup. …

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