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Pochettino Blames Fatigue for Goalless Draw against Bournemouth

Tottenham drew a second consecutive game in the Premier League as concerns about the team’s energy levels grew even higher.

After the game, manager Mauricio Pochettino also claimed that the lack of a recovery times played a major role in the team not performing at its best. The involvement in the Champions League – along with other cup competitions – mean that the manager has had to rotate in order to keep the team fresh. However, he has been unable to rotate in the best possible manner over the last few matches due to injuries to some key players like Harry Kane and Toby Alderweireld.

The goalless draw against Bournemouth especially causes concern at White Hart Lane considering that it was the third consecutive draw for the team in all competitions. As expected, the team challenging for the title managed to control the game from start to finish with 58% possession. However, they were unable to get much in terms of opportunities after only managing three shots on target. Spurs have to pick themselves up quickly and focus on the next game against inform Liverpool in the League Cup. In this position of fixture congestion, Pochettino would actually not mind dropping out of the League Cup in order to concentrate on the Champions League and the league.
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Dos Santos poised for Inter move?

It would be fair to say that the writing has been on the wall for Giovani Dos Santos for some time, with the Mexican midfielder making no secret of the fact that he wants to leave White Hart Lane as soon as possible. It now looks as though his agent has been busy trying to orchestrate a move, telling the press that his client already has several options, with Inter Milan being one of these. Continue reading

Dos Santos puts ball back in Spurs’ court

It was only several weeks ago that Giovani Dos Santos completely wrote off his Tottenham career, stating that he was either going to leave this summer or just allow his contract to run down. However, in remarkable fashion it now looks as though the 23-year-old has experienced a change of heart, stating that it is completely up to the club as to where his future lies. Continue reading

Giovani set for White Hart Lane exit

While there have been intense rumours surrounding the futures of Rafael van der Vaart and Luka Modric, there has been little speculation regarding any other of the players at White Hart Lane. It now appears as though at least one could be exiting the club, with Giovani dos Santos claiming that he is desperate to leave Spurs and will simply run his contract down if he does not become more involved in the first team. Continue reading