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Pochettino insists they have moved on from the issue and his United counterpart certainly feels things have worked out well, having instead signed Matic from former club Chelsea for an initial £35million.
In the epilogue of Spanish pundit Guillem Balague's new book "Brave New World: Inside Pochettino's Spurs", the 22-year-old hailed his fantastic relationship with the Argentine and reckoned Pochettino would like to work with him again as well. "He needs [lots of] matches in a row to play, to make mistakes, to get conditioned, to get match fitness and at this moment I can't give him that", Mourinho added.
'He used to call me his son. I've had lots of ups and downs, but when I was with Pochettino it was only ever up, up, up.
"That's what happened. But after that we had a good attitude and we were even close to drawing the game, which is not so easy after playing bad the first 30 minutes".
"I was honest. My relationship with him is very good, we are in contact".
The England worldwide freely admits he wants to link up once more with Pochettino eventually, with the full-back even saying "I think he really wants me to play under him again".
"Not in a terrible way".
Plagued by injuries throughout his United career, Shaw has played just 49 times in three years at the club.
Mourinho began his news conference: "Because I know the question I don't need the question, I'll answer".
Kane's absence will come as a huge boost for Manchester United as the England global is the league's most in-form player.