Mauricio Pochettino

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Pochettino ignores talk of Wembley hoodoo

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London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino says he is not worried that Tottenham’s Wembley woes will derail their Premier League title bid.

Tottenham have now failed to win any of their three league games at their new home following Saturday’s goalless draw with Swansea.

That followed on from a 2-1 defeat to Chelsea before being held by Burnley.

Pochettino ignores talk of Wembley hoodoo

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London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino says he is not worried that Tottenham’s Wembley woes will derail their Premier League title bid.

Tottenham have now failed to win any of their three league games at their new home following Saturday’s goalless draw with Swansea.

That followed on from a 2-1 defeat to Chelsea before being held by Burnley.

Dele Alli: Mauricio Pochettino urges Spurs star to focus on football, not super-agents

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Pochettino comments on 28-year-old Tottenham player's future

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Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino, says that it is very “important” to secure a new deal for Belgium defender, Toby Alderweireld.

The 28-year-old central defender has developed into one of the key players for Pochettino’s side, but his future has come under intense speculation in recent months.

Kane ‘one of world’s best’ strikers, says Spurs boss

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London (AFP) – Harry Kane is already one of the world’s best strikers and does not need to win heaps of trophies to prove it, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said Friday.

Kane continued his rich vein of form on Wednesday by scoring twice against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, taking his tally to six goals in four matches for both club and country.

Tottenham: U-19s Winger Marcus Edwards Demonstrates Why Mauricio Pochettino Calls Him ‘Mini Messi’ With Fantastic Solo Goal Against Dortmund (Video)

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At 5 ft 8in tall, Tottenham whippersnapper Marcus Edwards is actually a whole inch taller than Lionel Messi, but that hasn't stopped Mauricio Pochettino dubbing the 18-year-old winger "Mini Messi" regardless.

Indeed, the Spurs manager bestowed Edwards with the moniker after being suitably impressed by the Under-19s prodigy and his formidable dribbling skill, combined with a low centre of gravity and an eye for a finish.

Pochettino urges Spurs to make fast start against Dortmund

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London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino has warned his Tottenham Hotspur stars that they must make a fast start to their Champions League campaign or risk another early exit.

Pochettino’s side failed to make it past the group stage of Europe’s elite club competition last season.

Tottenham’s downfall was triggered by poor results in their home games at Wembley, where they were beaten by Monaco and Bayer Leverkusen.

Tottenham nails Everton with double from Kane

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Liverpool (AFP) – Harry Kane placed his by-now customary August problems firmly behind him, scoring twice as Tottenham’s emphatic 3-0 victory against Everton at Goodison Park announced a return to form for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

Christian Eriksen scored in between Kane’s two goals as Spurs maintained a run, dating back to last season, which has seen them win four consecutive away league games while scoring 18 goals.

Tottenham nails Everton with double from Kane

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Liverpool (AFP) – Harry Kane placed his by-now customary August problems firmly behind him, scoring twice as Tottenham’s emphatic 3-0 victory against Everton at Goodison Park announced a return to form for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

Christian Eriksen scored in between Kane’s two goals as Spurs maintained a run, dating back to last season, which has seen them win four consecutive away league games while scoring 18 goals.

Tottenham striker Janssen to join Fenerbahce on loan

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur striker Vincent Janssen is set to join Fenerbahce on loan after failing to establish himself in Mauricio Pochettino’s side, the Turkish club said in a statement on Friday.

The Dutch forward, who joined Spurs from AZ Alkmaar in July 2016, was left out of Spurs’ Champions League squad after the Londoners signed Fernando Llorente from Swansea.

Burnley’s Wood prolongs Spurs’ Wembley jinx

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London (AFP) – Chris Wood scored his first goal for Burnley to rescue a 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday as Tottenham Hotspur’s Wembley Stadium hoodoo struck again.

Spurs looked on course for a first victory since moving to their temporary home while White Hart Lane is being rebuilt when Dele Alli gave them a second-half lead.

Burnley’s Wood prolongs Spurs’ Wembley jinx

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London (AFP) – Chris Wood scored his first goal for Burnley to rescue a 1-1 Premier League draw on Sunday as Tottenham Hotspur’s Wembley Stadium hoodoo struck again.

Spurs looked on course for a first victory since moving to their temporary home while White Hart Lane is being rebuilt when Dele Alli gave them a second-half lead.

Spurs keen to improve Wembley form against Burnley

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London (AFP) – Tottenham are still getting used to calling Wembley home, but need a sharp improvement as Burnley prepare to visit in the Premier League on Sunday.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side struggled at England’s national stadium when playing European home fixtures there last season, and have so far fared no better in the Premier League.

Spurs keen to improve Wembley form against Burnley

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London (AFP) – Tottenham are still getting used to calling Wembley home, but need a sharp improvement as Burnley prepare to visit in the Premier League on Sunday.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side struggled at England’s national stadium when playing European home fixtures there last season, and have so far fared no better in the Premier League.

South American heading to London tomorrow, Spurs set to seal second summer signing

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Tottenham are all set to sign the Estudiantes defender Juan Foyth this week.

The highly talented Argentine centre back is expected to complete his transfer to Spurs tomorrow. Foyth will travel to London on Tuesday.

According to El Dia, Foyth is just awaiting the green light from Estudiantes right now.

Pochettino urges Tottenham to forget Wembley woes

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says his side will only have themselves to blame if they cannot make themselves feel at home at Wembley this season.

Spurs flopped at Wembley last term after moving their Champions League home games there and will play all of their home matches at the stadium this season while White Hart Lane is rebuilt.

Tottenham manager Pochettino eyes end to transfer drought

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Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino insists Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-0 victory at Newcastle United in their Premier League opener has not altered his desire to finally strengthen his squad before the transfer deadline.

Pochettino remains aware Tottenham lack the depth and quality to compete in four competitions this season after failing to make a single close-season signing while their rivals all spent big money on new recruits.

Tottenham manager Pochettino eyes end to transfer drought

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Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino insists Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-0 victory at Newcastle United in their Premier League opener has not altered his desire to finally strengthen his squad before the transfer deadline.

Pochettino remains aware Tottenham lack the depth and quality to compete in four competitions this season after failing to make a single close-season signing while their rivals all spent big money on new recruits.

I’m not going to lose my cool, says Alli after Shelvey stamp

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Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Dele Alli warned Premier League provocateurs he won’t be losing his cool this season after the Tottenham star kept his temper in check following Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey’s stamp.

Newcastle’s Shelvey was sent off early in the second half at St James’ Park for stepping on Alli’s ankle while the England playmaker was lying on the pitch.

Pochettino says forgives Rose for Spurs ‘Google’ jibe

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says he has forgiven Danny Rose after the left-back criticised the club in a controversial eve-of-season interview.

Spurs are yet to buy any new players in this transfer window and Rose, 27, told The Sun they needed to sign “world-class players” and “not players you have to Google and say, ‘Who’s that?

Rose row overshadows Spurs opener

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Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Tottenham’s start to the season has been overshadowed by Danny Rose’s criticism of the club’s transfer policy, but Mauricio Pochettino insists his side are still in position for a strong Premier League campaign.

Rose attacked Tottenham’s lack of success in the transfer market - they have yet to sign a single player since the end of last season - by suggesting anyone they have bought previously was so unproven “you had to Google them”.

Rose row overshadows Spurs opener

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Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Tottenham’s start to the season has been overshadowed by Danny Rose’s criticism of the club’s transfer policy, but Mauricio Pochettino insists his side are still in position for a strong Premier League campaign.

Rose attacked Tottenham’s lack of success in the transfer market - they have yet to sign a single player since the end of last season - by suggesting anyone they have bought previously was so unproven “you had to Google them”.

Tottenham Hotspur’s Danny Rose to ‘play up north’ some day

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose risked angering the London club’s supporters by revealing Thursday he wanted to “play up north” before his career was finished.

Meanwhile he also appeared to question Spurs’ transfer policy, saying he hoped a couple of “well-known players” would be joining the club soon.

Tottenham Hotspur’s Danny Rose to ‘play up north’ some day

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose risked angering the London club’s supporters by revealing Thursday he wanted to “play up north” before his career was finished.

Meanwhile he also appeared to question Spurs’ transfer policy, saying he hoped a couple of “well-known players” would be joining the club soon.

‘I’ve Got One Big Contract Left In Me And I Know My Worth’ – Danny Rose Drops Blunt Bombshell On Eve Of New Season, Implores Tottenham To Stop Signing ‘Players He Has To Google’

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Just a few days before the start of the season, Danny Rose has given an incredibly blunt interview in which he, a) criticises Tottenham's transfer activity (or lack thereof) this summer and, b) openly admits he's keen to move back to a more northerly club sooner rather than later.

Rose, who has spent the last six months out nursing a knee injury, refused to mince words while speaking to The Sun, getting pretty much all of his major gripes off his chest in one fell swoop.

Sky Sports pundit comments on Spurs transfers, says this star could win them the title

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Real Madrid midfielder Gareth Bale has been linked with a move back to the Premier League in the recent weeks and Alan Pardew believes that Spurs will do well to re-sign the Welsh winger.

The former Crystal Palace manager revealed to Sky Sports that Bale could make a title winning difference to Mauricio Pochettino’s team.

Tottenham ready to sanction £17m striker's transfer, Pochettino eyeing backup for Kane

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Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen has been linked with a move away from the Premier League and it appears that the Londoners are ready to cash in on him as well.

According to Daily Mirror, Marseille are interested in the former Eredivisie forward.

Janssen failed to impress Mauricio Pochettino last season and Spurs are looking at other attacking options in the market now.

Spurs targeting Joao Cancelo deal

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Brad Friedel discusses his broadcast career and what makes Mauricio Pochettino so special

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Brad Friedel sat down with World Soccer Talk this week to discuss his broadcast and coaching career.

World Soccer Talk: You are one of the most decorated goalkeepers in the history of the Premier League with the most appearances – even more than the likes of Peter Schmeichel and Petr Cech.

Brad Friedel discusses his broadcast career and what makes Mauricio Pochettino so special

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Brad Friedel sat down with World Soccer Talk this week to discuss his broadcast and coaching career.

World Soccer Talk: You are one of the most decorated goalkeepers in the history of the Premier League with the most appearances – even more than the likes of Peter Schmeichel and Petr Cech.

Lloris fears Sissoko uncertainty could impact World Cup

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New York (AFP) – France captain Hugo Lloris fears the uncertainty surrounding Moussa Sissoko’s future at Tottenham Hotspur could impact Les Bleus’ preparations for next summer’s World Cup in Russia.

Sissoko, who became Spurs’ record signing when he moved from Newcastle United for £30 million ($39.

Photos: Spurs flying to USA for pre-season tour

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Spurs closing in on highly rated South American, club chief in London to negotiate transfer

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Tottenham are looking to add some defensive depth this summer and the Londoners have identified Juan Foyth as a target.

According to Sky Sports, the Premier League outfit are close to signing the Argentine this summer.

Foyth is very highly rated in South America and Pochettino is keen on acquiring his services right away.

Walker set for big money Man City move

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London (AFP) – England full-back Kyle Walker is set for a £50 million ($64.5m, 56.7m euros) move to Manchester City from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur, the BBC and British Press Association reported Thursday.

The 27-year-old - who moved along with Kyle Naughton to Spurs from Sheffield United in 2009 for a combined total of £9 million - is expected to undergo a medical with City on Friday and go with them on their pre-season tour of the United States.

Walker set for big money Man City move

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London (AFP) – England full-back Kyle Walker is set for a £50 million ($64.5m, 56.7m euros) move to Manchester City from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur, the BBC and British Press Association reported Thursday.

The 27-year-old - who moved along with Kyle Naughton to Spurs from Sheffield United in 2009 for a combined total of £9 million - is expected to undergo a medical with City on Friday and go with them on their pre-season tour of the United States.

Photos: Tottenham Hotspur players start pre-season training

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Chelsea still a work in progress admits Conte

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte admits it could be years before his troubled team are capable of dominating at home and abroad.

Although Conte won the Premier League in his first season with Chelsea, the Blues boss claims the champions still lack the solid foundations required to compete for top prizes every year.

Roma withstand Tottenham fightback in 3-2 friendly win

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Harrison (United States) (AFP) – Roma withstood a dramatic, late Tottenham comeback to send the Premier League team to their first defeat of this pre-season in a bad tempered affair which ended 3-2 in remarkable fashion.

Tackles were flying in all over the pitch and Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino was livid with match officials in the second half, although much of his anger would have been directed at his players who badly underperformed at Red Bull Arena.

Roma withstand Tottenham fightback in 3-2 friendly win

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Harrison (United States) (AFP) – Roma withstood a dramatic, late Tottenham comeback to send the Premier League team to their first defeat of this pre-season in a bad tempered affair which ended 3-2 in remarkable fashion.

Tackles were flying in all over the pitch and Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino was livid with match officials in the second half, although much of his anger would have been directed at his players who badly underperformed at Red Bull Arena.

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Spurs 0-0 Swansea: Four Lilywhite Observations

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1. Sideways

So following the triumphant, mature and slightly lucky Champions League victory midweek, the shiny new tactic unveiled today seemed, if anything, to be to bore the opposition into submission. The sideways passes and keep-ball one understands to an extent, for there was little point in flinging hands heavenwards and lobbing passes straight down opposition gullets.