first_img “I understand that the economic aspect comes into play in football and is a deciding factor much of the time, but seeing everything that is happening, I think that in Europe, they managed irresponsibly and made late decisions.” Pochettino led Spurs to the Champions League Final last season before being replaced by Jose Mourinho in November. But he revealed he told his former players to do all they can to look after themselves and their families. “I told them that there is no need to be at risk and that football takes second place to health,” Pochettino told Radio Del Plata. “It seems good to me that measures have already been taken. It is the best way to try to control the virus until a cure is found.” On Thursday the Premier League announced that there would be no resumption of top-flight football in England until April 30 at the earliest, extending their previous date of April 4. Read Also:Pochettino wants Messi union at Newell’s Old Boys It was also agreed that the season would be extended indefinitely to ensure that the 2019/20 season was allowed to be played until a finish. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… The ex-Spurs boss, who lives in Barcelona, has also revealed he has been in touch with his former players urging them to put themselves first and football second. The Premier League announced a suspension of games after Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta contracted the virus a week ago. UEFA followed suit after a video conference call earlier this week. Pochettino Europe’s leaders should have acted far more swiftly to take protective measures. “They handled themselves irresponsibly and made late decisions,” he said. Troy Deeney desperate to finish Premier League season to ensure a “fair outcome”Advertisement Mauricio Pochettino has hit out at European football’s “irresponsible” leaders for being too slow to react to the coronavirus crisis. Promoted ContentCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetMacaulay Culkin’s Own Version Of The New ‘Home Alone’What Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?What Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?Is This The Most Delicious Food In The World?6 Unforgettable Shows From The 90s That Need To Make A Comeback6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually Truelast_img

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