Pochettino also wants the money raised through player sales as Spurs appear to be willing to offload the likes of Toby Alderweireld, Danny Rose, Mousa Dembele, Fernando Llorente and Moussa Sissoko once the transfer window opens.
The Argentine has been in charge at Tottenham since 2014 and has guided his side to consecutive top-three finishes and Champions League qualification for three seasons in a row.
Luis Enrique and Maurizio Sarri are now front-runners to replace Conte at Stamford Bridge but, given his experience in the Premier League, Pochettino is emerging as one of the preferred candidates for Abramovich.
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Asked if he will be Tottenham manager at the start of next season, Pochettino added: "In football you never know".
The Mail says that the 46-year-old Pochettino is ready to stay at Spurs - particularly as they return to White Hart Lane after a season spent squatting at Wembley - but he will "ask for a minimum £100m transfer budget" in order to take the club to the next level.
It's not important. The most important thing is what the club thinks, not you or the speculation about me, ' he said.
"I think it's a moment the club needs to take risks and if possible work harder than the previous season to be competitive again".
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Tony Cascarino argues that Pochettino leaving #THFC for #CFC would be worse than Sol Campbell's move to from Spurs to Arsenal! He is determined to get assurances from Levy that they are in a financial position to compete for trophies.
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While a potential move to join compatriots Neymar and Marquinhos at Paris Saint-Germain has been touted as well. Fred is tied down at Shakhtar until 2023 having extended his contract in January this year.