Real make unhappy Spurs boss Poch No1 target to replace under-fire Zidane

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO remains a top target for Real Madrid as the La Liga giants consider Zinedine Zidane’s future.The Frenchman eased the pressure tap on his second stint at the Bernabeu with a win over Sevilla at the weekend but big concerns remain over his management.2 Pochettino has continually sent ambitious messages over Spurs’ spendingCredit: Getty – ContributorAnd, should Real dispense with Zidane, the Mirror claim Pochettino is their No1 preference to replace him.Although he is on a five-year, £8.5million contract in North London, the former defender has hardly cut the most joyous figure in recent months.The Champions League final saw him publicly question his own commitment to thrifty Spurs and he insinuated victory over Liverpool may have led to him calling it a day.Results in 2019/20 won’t have improved his mood much either with important leads against Arsenal, Olympiacos and Leicester surrendered in recent weeks.In fact, when questioned about whether he will ever take over Real while attending Monday night’s The Best FIFA Awards, Poch replied: “Maybe some year.”Madrid club president Florentino Perez is described as a big admirer of the Argentine and his connection to Barcelona’s local rivals Espanyol may sweeten the deal with the fans. Latest La Liga NewsGossipGOING DUTCHChelsea ‘to grab Mbuyamba on free deal’ with defender set to leave BarcelonaPicturedKING OF SWINGBale pulls golf pose at training in jibe at critical Real Madrid fansWALKING A FINE LINERonaldo vs Messi ‘not close’ says Lineker as he gushes over Barca iconSET IN HIS WAYSSetien moans that five subs will ruin Barcelona plan of wearing teams downGossip’DEAD’ PAULPogba’s proposed £15m-a-year Real transfer risks wage row after virus pay cutNEY-MBER TWONeymar is second best player in world ahead of Ronaldo, claims ex-Barca chiefTHAT OLD TRICKMessi could leave Barcelona on free via exit clause to allow Old Boys returnGossipNO BALE OUTGareth Bale’s Real Madrid future in limbo with NO firm transfer offers yetThe recent 1-0 win over Sevilla sent Los Blancos back towards the top of La Liga after only winning one of their opening three games.Zidane’s legacy at the club predominantly survives off his Champions League success though and the opening matchday defeat to Paris Saint-Germain set alarm bells ringing in the Spanish capital.Les Parisiens ran out 3-0 winners at Parc des Princes as Real put in a severely lacklustre display on their first European outing since falling to a shock last-16 exit at the hands of Ajax last season.2 Zidane received a boost on the weekend but questions remainCredit: AFP or licensorsMauricio Pochettino tells Spurs to change job title from manager to ‘coach’ in bizarre transfers outburstlast_img read more

LuLu Chairman, Unilever Honcho Named Top Indian Business Owner, Executive in Arab World: Forbes

first_imgYusuff Ali MA, the chairman and managing director of the LuLu Group International, is the topmost Indian business owners in the Middle East, according to a recent list released by Forbes Middle East. BR Shetty, the founder-chairman of BRS Ventures, and Ravi Pillai, the founder-chairman of RP Group of Companies, figure at the second and third spot, respectively, in the list of  follow Yusuff Ali in the magazine’s list of “Top 100 Indian Business Owners in The Arab World 2018.”Indian-origin billionaires based in Gulf have a collective net worth of $30.8 billion, according to Forbes’ World’s Billionaires 2018.Forbes Middle East also released two more lists — “Top 50 Indian Executives In The Arab World 2018,” and “Top Indian Leaders: Next Generation 2018” — to acknowledge the contribution of the Indian diaspora in the Arab world.Sanjeev Kakkar, executive vice president, Middle East, North Africa, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus of Unilever, was named as the topmost Indian executive in the Middle East, followed by Kalyana Sivagnanam, president/ regional vice president of Nissan Middle East/ Africa, Middle East and India.“The Indian community is the most populous expat community in the Gulf, and probably the most successful too,” the publication said. “Many are long time residents of the region, having come to the Gulf much before the advent of oil that prospered the local economies.”The Forbes magazine also acknowledged the next generation of Indian leaders in the Gulf, who will carry forward their parents’ legacies, and play an active role in their family businesses. The list was topped by Binay Shetty, vice chairman and CEO of BRS Ventures, followed by Ganesh Ravi Pillai, vice president of RP GRoup.Top 10 Indian Business Owners in the Arab World 2018:Yusuff Ali M.A., Chairman and Managing Director of LuLu GroupB.R.Shetty, Founder and Chairman of the BRS VenturesRavi Pillai, Founder and Chairman of RP Group of Companies.Sunil Vaswani, Group Chairman of the Stallion Group.Sunny Varkey, Chairman of Global Education Management Systems (GEMS)Shamsheer Vayalil, Chairman and Managing Director of VPS HealthcareJoy Alukkas, Chairman and Managing Director of Alukkas Group.Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman of Danube Group.Shaji Ul Mulk, Chairman of Mulk Holdings.Basheer Kunhiparambath, Chairman of Western International Group Top 50 Indian Executives in the Arab World 2018:Sanjeev Kakka (Unilever)Kalyana Sivagnanam (Nissan)Adnan Chilwan (Dubai Islamic Bank)Amit Jain (Emaar Properties)Prasanth Manghat (NMC Health)Amit Kaushal (Dubai Holdings)Sunil Kaushal (Standard Chartered)Arun Khehar (Oracle)Raghu Malhotra (MasterCard)Tariq Chauhan (EFS Facilities Services Group) Top Indian Leaders: Next Generation 2018 in the Middle East: Binay Shetty, BRS VenturesGanesh Ravi Pillai, RP Group of CompaniesDino Varkey, GEMS EducationJohn Paul Alukkas, Joyalukkas GroupAdel Sajan, Danube HomeAdnan Ul Mulk, Mulk HoldingsAkbar Moideen Thumbay, Thumbay GroupNizar TN, Western International GroupNawas Basheer, Western International GroupAlisha Moopen, Clinics and Hospitals GCC of Aster DM Healthcare Related Itemsforbes listGulfLuLu Grouplast_img read more