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Mauricio Pochettino unfazed with boos during Tottenham’s 2-1 win over PSV Eindhoven

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Mauricio Pochettino wasn’t upset with the fans when they booed the Tottenham manager during our 2-1 win over PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday.

The incident took place in the second half when Pochettino replaced Lucas Moura, but in the end the substitutes worked as Spurs eked out an important win.

Speaking to the media after the game, the Spurs manager was quoted by ESPN as saying:

“I understand [the boos],

“I like it because after nearly five years I think it’s the first time that they’ve been critical of me and didn’t agree with me — but in the end, 2-1.

“It’s always difficult to take decisions. Of course the fans are disappointed. They want to play with nine or 10 strikers when you’re losing the game.”

The Argentine added that his moves worked well as Fernando Llorente came off the bench, and helped Kane score the crucial goals.

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The manager thanked the fans for coming to Wembley and wasn’t going to criticise them for their reaction to the substitutions.

Even with the win, Tottenham have a mountain to climb in the Champions League. Spurs have to beat Inter Milan in their next game to go level on points with the Italian giants.

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Our last game is against Barcelona at the Nou Camp, and that won’t be easy either. However, Pochettino was optimistic of the team’s chances and there was belief Tottenham could make it into the next round.

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Tottenham face competition from PSG for this 24-year-old Premier League defender

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Tottenham face additional competition for the signing of Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, according to the Daily Mail (h/t Express).

The United defender has been linked with a move to Spurs (h/t Express), however, the report claims that Paris Saint-Germain want to sign the 24-year-old.

The Ivorian hasn’t seen much playing time for United this season with only four starts to his name. His last game for the club was the 3-2 win over Newcastle United which came over a month ago.

The defender could be a quality addition to the side but Mauricio Pochettino has to work with Bailly to get the best out of him.

It has been a sapping time for the 24-year-old at United and the report adds that Spurs were tipped to sign the player having not signed anyone in the summer window.

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The report adds that the United chiefs are set to meet to discuss the Ivorian’s situation. It will be interesting to see if United are willing to let go of the player, especially to a Premier League rival.

Tottenham are five points behind Manchester City after 12 games and face Chelsea one we return to Premier League action in a week’s time.

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Pochettino has done a great job with the same set of players from last season, but we need to add some fresh faces to develop the team.

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Mauricio Pochettino pictured at Barcelona watching youth game during break

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino was busy during the international break as he was pictured watching a Barca B game recently.

Our next game is against Chelsea after the break is over, but it seems Pochettino wanted to keep an eye out for future talents from the Catalan side.

A report from Sky Sports adds that the gaffer and his coaching staff, Toni Jimenez and Jesus Perez, would be travelling to Barcelona for a conference to represent the Catalan Football Federation.

The Argentine was quoted (h/t Sky Sports) saying:

“The Catalan Federation asked us to go there and talk with the Catalan coaches, and I think it is a great opportunity to share, and explain how the Premier League is and Tottenham.”

Spanish reports (h/t Sky Sports) claim Pochettino could have been at the game to scout some Barcelona players.

Sky Sports adds that Spurs were interested in Barca B star Riqui Puig, who did play in the match Pochettino saw.

The manager knows the Spanish league well from his time at Espanyol, and given the history between Barcelona and his former employers, it will be interesting to see if we do snap someone up from the Catalan giants.

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Spurs didn’t sign any players in the summer window and our winter activity could decide if we go on to win a trophy or not this season.

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“It is definitely possible” – Harry Kane believes he can break this record for England

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane has Wayne Rooney’s record in sight as England prepare to face Croatia during the international break.

The former Manchester United striker played his last England game in our 3-0 win over the United States. Rooney ended his international career with 53 goals from 120 games.

Kane, for his part, has 19 goals for the Three Lions and was asked if he could break Rooney’s scoring record (h/t BT Sport).

“It is definitely possible.

“It is still a fair bit away, I don’t like to set my targets that far ahead in the future because a lot can happen.

“We will see over the years how many goals I have got. Hopefully I will still be fit and healthy and getting selected by the manager.

“It is achievable but not something I’m thinking about too much right now.”

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The clash against Croatia would be a repeat of the World Cup semi which England lost. A win over the Croatians would send England into the semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League but the away side will come with a lot of confidence.

Croatia defeated Spain in their last game, and Gareth Southgate has to be wary of the threat from the away side.

Read more: “Already better than Otamendi” – Some Tottenham fans lavish praise on youngster after MOTM performance against Mexico

Kane will be one of the key players in this clash, and hopefully, he will score a few goals at Wembley.

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