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Pochettino pleased with first weeks at Southampton

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino is happy with his first weeks in charge.

Talk of a fan backlash never came to fruition and Saints have begun impressively under his guidance, including last weekend's 3-1 defeat of reigning champions Manchester City.

"I said three weeks ago, it's never nice when they sack one of my colleagues," Pochettino said.

"I got an offer from Southampton and I said yes. I had other offers from other teams but I chose Southampton.

"For me there is no controversy, it's just to work and to work from day one and I will carry on working in the project."

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