Club Statement - Pochettino leaves

yido_number1

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I saw Pep crying after winning the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup against Estudiantes de La Plata (a small club from Argentina). With your logic he's a big looser because of that (how could a "winner" be in tears just for winning a stupid trophy against a small team from South America?), but there is a context, a moment and circumstances. Poch was crying because Spurs had won probably the most important game of our history at the end of the match. If the final result had been 3-0 for Spurs, he would've been calm.
People calling out the manager for getting emotional is ridiculous
 

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Janssen wasn't a first choice. He spoke publicly about going after Morata amongst others. Janssen was probably the compromise being a lot cheaper.
 

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Right... but when I visit my old school in my school uniform which is now two sizes too small, I get taken away by the police?

One rule for some, another rule for others.
 

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Poch is a perrenial loser. Jose is a born winner. It is no contest.

When Poch cried in the semi final it tells you everything you need to know.

I have never seen the likes of Pep, Fergie, Klopp or Jose cry in a semi final. It's ok for fans to cry but not a manager. I want our manager to be a stone cold winner who will stab his grandad's eye out for the last potato at Sunday Roast.

Levy made the best decision when he sacked Poch. Grateful for what Poch did but his time had come to move on. Our fans need to do the same as well. COYS.
Baldy, just because we all loved Poch more than you there's no need to be grumpy....
 

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question - in recent years has there been a highly successful team where the coach was not seen as the main man?
 

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Pochettino is an incredible coach. But I have one gripe for him. That is why he didn't insist on buying a proper defensive midfielder in the summer window of 2019 or even January when we let go Dembele? Heck nowadays even Real Madrid has two defensive midfielders like casemiro and velverde whereas for the last 2 year we are playing without a proper DM. Pochettino really needed to address it with an urgency. He seemed to be fixated that Sissoko/Winks can play that role and as long as we have quality cm and cam, it doesn't matter who will play as DM.

With a proper DM, our leaky and aging defenders would not have been exposed so badly and the quality of Son and Kane would have seen us to score minimum 1 goal per match and we would have won matches which we drew or drew matches which we lost. Before looking at who we can buy as a dembele and eriksen replacement, we really needed to go all out to buy wanyama+dier replacement at the base of midfield at first... I have not seen us linked with a proper defensive midfielder in 2018 or 2019 except diawara whom went to roma for only 19m ...

In this January window finally I have seen us trying to buy a proper Defensive Midfielder and we were linked with Hojberg/Soumare but alas, it was late and Poch is already gone.

I remember when Toby first came and in his debut match, we drew the match against Stoke city most prolly by 2-2 goal despite scoring two early goals. It was Toby's first match and he gifted a penalty to Stoke. Afterwards, Toby told to media that we need proper screening in front of us and after couple of days, we bought Wanyama and our defense looked solid as ever.
 

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Pochettino is an incredible coach. But I have one gripe for him. That is why he didn't insist on buying a proper defensive midfielder in the summer window of 2019 or even January when we let go Dembele? Heck nowadays even Real Madrid has two defensive midfielders like casemiro and velverde whereas for the last 2 year we are playing without a proper DM. Pochettino really needed to address it with an urgency. He seemed to be fixated that Sissoko/Winks can play that role and as long as we have quality cm and cam, it doesn't matter who will play as DM.

With a proper DM, our leaky and aging defenders would not have been exposed so badly and the quality of Son and Kane would have seen us to score minimum 1 goal per match and we would have won matches which we drew or drew matches which we lost. Before looking at who we can buy as a dembele and eriksen replacement, we really needed to go all out to buy wanyama+dier replacement at the base of midfield at first... I have not seen us linked with a proper defensive midfielder in 2018 or 2019 except diawara whom went to roma for only 19m ...

In this January window finally I have seen us trying to buy a proper Defensive Midfielder and we were linked with Hojberg/Soumare but alas, it was late and Poch is already gone.

I remember when Toby first came and in his debut match, we drew the match against Stoke city most prolly by 2-2 goal despite scoring two early goals. It was Toby's first match and he gifted a penalty to Stoke. Afterwards, Toby told to media that we need proper screening in front of us and after couple of days, we bought Wanyama and our defense looked solid as ever.
That sounds more like a gripe with Levy and the club's transfer policy rather than with Poch. A manager wanting a player and Levy going out and getting that player are very different things.
 

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That sounds more like a gripe with Levy and the club's transfer policy rather than with Poch. A manager wanting a player and Levy going out and getting that player are very different things.
Pochetinno wanted Ndombele, Lo celso right? I would rather he told Levy ok give me one of Ndombele or Lo celso and A proper DM if that was the choice given to him by Levy.
 

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Pochetinno wanted Ndombele, Lo celso right? I would rather he told Levy ok give me one of Ndombele or Lo celso and A proper DM if that was the choice given to him by Levy.
Sure, but who knows if he was given such a choice? Our transfer policy over the last few years is at the root of the problems we're all seeing now. Tbh, that's more likely Levy's fault than Poch's
 

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Sure, but who knows if he was given such a choice? Our transfer policy over the last few years is at the root of the problems we're all seeing now. Tbh, that's more likely Levy's fault than Poch's
Transfer Policy was obviously Levy's fault but what I was telling Poch would have rather bought defensive minded players instead of both ndombele/lo celso and jack clarke ... Heck, Sess was not defensive minded signing
 
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