Tottenham trio no longer part of Pochettino’s plans

Tottenham Hotspur’s manager Mauricio Pochettino has reached the decision that Nabil Bentaleb, Federico Fazio and Alex Pritchard have no future at the club, according to ESPN FC. After omitting the trio from the squad of players which he currently has with him in Australia to play games against Atletico Madrid and Juventus, Pochettino unequivocally declared that they do not feature in his plans for the forthcoming season. “The situation of Bentaleb, Fazio and Pritchard is clear. They are not in my plans,” said Pochettino, who watched his side lose 2-1…

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Premier League Season Review – Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur: 3rd FA Cup: Round Five Capital One Cup: Round Three Europa League: Round of 16 With a talented young squad and one of Europe’s most promising managers at the helm, Tottenham were clearly on the up when the season began and their target, as ever, was to finish in the top four and qualify for the Champions League. However, very few would have expected them to achieve this with several weeks still to spare and indeed make a sustained challenge to win the title. This they did, and as…

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Tottenham fans are overjoyed about the club’s latest news [Tweets]

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has ended all speculation regarding his future by committing his future to the North London club, according to BBC. On Friday, the Argentine manager announced that he has verbally agreed to a new five-year deal with the club. Pochettino joined the Spurs in 2014 and has been a huge success during his time with the club. He led them to a fifth-place league finish and the Capital One Cup final in his debut year at White Heart Lane. This year, the North London club are on…

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Tottenham star ready to sign improved deal, but only on one condition

Christian Eriksen has verbally agreed a new and improved contract with Tottenham that will see him earn around £60,000 a week as Spurs look to reward the Dane for his performances, according to Squawka. The 24-year-old playmaker arrived at White Heat Lane at the end of the 2013 summer transfer market, as Tottenham paid £11 million to Dutch giants Ajax for his services. Since, Eriksen has been one of the Spurs’ best and most promising players, providing 23 goals and 25 assists in 95 Premier League appearances for the club. He’s also known…

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Tottenham boss added to Premier League giants wishlist

Chelsea have expanded their coaching wishlist, adding Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino as a possible replacement for interim coach Guus Hiddink at the end of the season, according to The Daily Mail. Pochettino has assembled the youngest team in the Premier League and taken them to fourth place in the table, just five points behind leaders Leicester City, looking to hand the Spurs their first league title since 1961. The Blues are struggling, currently ranked just 13th and all but out of the race to defend their Premier League crown, and just…

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Pochettino: “I was a centimetre away from linking up with Lionel Messi”

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that he was very close to linking up with Lionel Messi during his playing days at La Liga club Espanyol, as reported by Sky Sports. The Argentinan manager was addressing media questions about how close Liverpool came to signing Spurs’ teenage sensation Dele Alli. The 19-year-old signed for the North London club from MK Dons last January, and he has emerged as one of the most talented youngsters in Premier League this season. Recently former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers revealed that he also wanted to…

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Claudio Ranieri almost signed…Mauricio Pochettino!

Today, Claudio Ranieri and Mauricio Pochettino are battling it out at the top of the Premier League as coaches. But 16 years ago, the Leicester boss almost signed the Tottenham boss, according to Sky Sports. On Wednesday, The Foxes take on The Spurs for just the second time in four days at White Hart Line. They drew 2-2 in the FA Cup on Sunday, with a late and controversial penalty goal by Harry Kane. It will be a new battle between the experienced Ranieri and the rising Pochettino. The Argentinian…

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Tottenham unable to stop Mauricio Pochettino from joining Man Utd

Daily Mirror, today, claimed that Man Utd are targeting Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino as a possible replacement of Louis Van Gaal. The Dutch tactician has come under the severe scrutiny of fans due to his uninspiring brand of football whereas Pochettino has impressed since taking over the Spurs in the summer of 2014. The Argentinean has got the North London club playing an attractive brand of football and has guided them to a top four place on a limited budget. Sky Sports’ Sunday Supplement panel seems to think that Spurs…

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Sunderland vs Tottenham – Premier League preview and team news

There will be a great deal of anxiety at the Stadium of Light on Sunday as slow starting duo Sunderland and Tottenham both target their first Premier League win of the season. Being without a victory after four games of a new term is a situation that the hosts are becoming increasingly used to, and they will be wary of the possibility of this latest sluggish opening sequence leading to another tooth and nail battle to avoid relegation. There is at least more of a goal threat this time around, with the Black Cats having found…

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Analysis: Alderweireld signing gives Spurs defence major boost

In recent seasons, Tottenham’s attempts to finish in the top four and thus qualify for the Champions League has been all too often undermined by a leaky defence, and they have been the victims of several punishing defeats to the sides around them and those challenging for the title. The appointment of Mauricio Pochettino as manager in the summer of 2014 was surely made with more than half an eye on rectifying that, but despite achieving a very creditable fifth place last season and playing a more high-energy game under the Argentine, they were…

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Analysis: Trippier’s Tottenham arrival can galvanise Walker

At the beginning of the 2011-12 season, Kyle Walker was installed as Tottenham’s first-choice right-back ahead of his much more experienced teammate Vedran Corluka, two years after he was brought to the club from Sheffield United. He immediately showed great promise, scoring a couple of memorable goals – including the winner in a North London derby – and contributing fully to a fourth-placed finish, which cruelly did not prove to be enough to secure Champions League football. He is still regarded as a key player now, but a long-term injury…

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