The Five Pointer: Spurs move fast to replace Pochettino with Mourinho, Bale's flag drama

Ibrahim Mustapha

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As people were still getting over the shock of Mauricio Pochettino’s sacking by Tottenham, the north London club moved swiftly to replace their manager of five years with Jose Mourinho.

Spurs defender Ben Davies was surprised to discover the news while on international duty and playing for Wales in a crucial Euro 2020 qualifier against Hungary.

As Wales won to seal qualification, Gareth Bale was involved in a controversial celebration that will likely anger his club side Real Madrid.

Diego Maradona is another manager on the move following his resignation from Argentinean strugglers Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.

Finally, away from football, LeBron James became the first player in NBA history to score a triple-double against every team in the league in the Lakers win over Oklahoma.

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