• Pochettino: ‘We were better’ than Chelsea

    Pochettino: ‘We were better’ than Chelsea

    Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham were the better side in the 2-1 defeat to league leaders Chelsea.

    Tottenham’s 26-year wait for victory at Stamford Bridge was extended after Pedro and Victor Moses provided the comeback victory after Christian Eriksen gave the visitors an early lead.

    It was also Tottenham’s first league defeat of the season, but Pochettino is clearly not too downhearted about his side’s performance at Stamford Bridge.

    “If we analyse the game we were better,” Pochettino told Sky Sports.

    “We competed very well […]

  • Why Conte regards Pochettino as one of the best managers around

    Why Conte regards Pochettino as one of the best managers around

    The Chelsea boss reflected on a special meeting with his Tottenham counterpart ahead of the clash between the two clubs in the Premier League on Saturday.

    Antonio Conte has described how getting the chance to watch Mauricio Pochettino up close cemented his status in his mind as “one of the best managers”.

    Conte and Pochettino will clash for the first time in the Premier League on Saturday when first-place Chelsea take on fifth-place Tottenham at Stamford Bridge.

    The former Juventus boss visited West […]

  • Five reasons Pochettino would be an ideal replacement for Wenger at Arsenal

    Five reasons Pochettino would be an ideal replacement for Wenger at Arsenal

    Arsenal host Tottenham in the Premier League this weekend as we prepare for the first north London derby of the season.

    The two sides’ form going into this game couldn’t be more different, with the Gunners firing on all cylinders while Spurs find themselves in the midst of a real rough patch.

    Arsene Wenger may rightly feel confident of getting one over Mauricio Pochettino this weekend, but could he one day make way for the Argentine to take the Emirates Stadium hot […]

  • Mourinho wasn’t Man United’s first choice, claims former Spurs star

    Mourinho wasn’t Man United’s first choice, claims former Spurs star

    Former Tottenham midfielder Jermaine Jenas claims Mauricio Pochettino was Manchester United’s first choice option to replace Louis van Gaal.

    The Argentine manager masterminded Spurs’ unlikely assault on the Premier League title last season and impressed members of the United hierarchy having built his side around a clutch of exciting young talents.

    The Old Trafford club’s hopes of enticing Pochettino from White Hart Lane were dashed when the 44-year-old signed a new long-term contract with the north London club in May, before United […]

  • Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino admits he wanted to ‘kill’ his players after end of season collapse

    Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino admits he wanted to ‘kill’ his players after end of season collapse

    Mauricio Pochettino had a strong message for his Tottenham players when he finally got them all back together in pre-season: I wanted to kill you.

    The Argentine did not have a chance to let his feelings on their end-of-season capitulation be known after their last game and did not believe enough of the squad were out on tour in Australia to tell them then.

    But when Pochettino welcomed everyone to their Enfield training centre once again last month, he had some stern […]