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Pochettino Barcelona favourite after Bartomeu dinner meeting

Former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is emerging as favourite to replace Quique Setien at Barcelona.

Setien could only watch on as his Barca side suffered a humiliating 8-2 defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-final and the club look ready to sack him.

RAC1 says Pochettino is top of the list to takeover after having dinner with club president Josep Bartomeu earlier this week.

Pochettino has been linked with a string of high profile jobs since he was sacked by Spurs in November.

As a former Espanyol player and coach, the manager has previously distanced himself from working for the Catalans due to the rivalry between the two clubs.

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