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Son hails Spurs’ strength in depth after downing Dortmund

London, United Kingdom | AFP | In-form forward Son Heung-min said Tottenham are showing they have the squad to cope without the injured Harry Kane and Dele Alli after a comprehensive 3-0 Champions League win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday. Son started a brilliant second-half display in the last-16 first leg at Wembley by opening …

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Five things we learned from the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City destroyed Chelsea 6-0 to return to the top of the Premier League after Liverpool’s convincing win against Bournemouth. Tottenham stayed on the fringes of the title race by riding their luck to beat Leicester 3-1 while Manchester United clambered into the top four for the first time …

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Spurs can cope without Kane says Pochettino

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Harry Kane’s absence will inevitably affect Tottenham’s performances in the coming weeks, manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted on Friday, but the Argentine is positive they can cope without the England captain. Kane is not scheduled to return to training until early March after suffering ankle ligament damage towards the end …

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Solskjaer hails De Gea as United dig deep to beat Spurs

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said David de Gea was making a case to be considered Manchester United’s greatest-ever goalkeeper after he produced a masterclass on Sunday to protect his side’s 1-0 lead against Tottenham. The match at Wembley pitted two of the bookmakers’ favourites to …

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Players not Pochettino should be Man Utd’s focus – Solskjaer

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United’s caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists his side’s trip to Tottenham should be about the players and not his head-to-head battle with Mauricio Pochettino. Sunday’s Premier League match at Wembley will see Solskjaer face off against the man widely considered his main …

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Solskjaer, Pochettino face off in Man United ‘audition’

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a golden opportunity to further his credentials for the permanent manager’s job at Manchester United when he goes head to head against Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino on Sunday. The Norwegian interim manager has enjoyed a perfect start to his Old …

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Pochettino motivated by beating Man Utd, not joining them

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Mauricio Pochettino says his focus is solely on defeating Manchester United on Sunday to further Tottenham’s Premier League title chances rather than his own prospects of taking over at Old Trafford next season. The Argentine is the bookies’ favourite to take over as United’s …

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Spurs shed ‘soft touch’ image as Pochettino leaves his mark

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Tottenham have been derided as a soft touch for decades, but the sight of Eden Hazard being hounded into submission showed Mauricio Pochettino’s side are finally shedding their nice-guy image. The perception of Tottenham as entertaining but ultimately flawed under-achievers has haunted a succession …

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