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Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Harry Winks thanks Mauricio Pochettino for trusting young English players

Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Harry Winks thanks Mauricio Pochettino for trusting young English players

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Harry Winks made his debut for England on SundayMonday, October 9, 2017Harry Winks has thanked Mauricio Pochettino for continuing to place his trust in young English talent.Winks made his England debut in Sunday's 1-0 win over Lithuania, turning in an eye-catching performance in midfield despite having only four Premier League starts under his belt.His integration in the first-team picture has been carefully handled by Pochettino, whose show of faith has helped spur the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Danny Rose into the senior set-up.Winks is now angling to join his club-mates at next summer's World Cup and lays the credit at the door of his Argentinian boss."It's well known English players struggle to get opportunities in the Premier League, which is difficult for us," he s...
Tottenham FC transfer news: Barcelona tipped to launch stunning £135m move for Dele Alli

Tottenham FC transfer news: Barcelona tipped to launch stunning £135m move for Dele Alli

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Dele Alli is reportedly on Barcelona's radarMonday, October 9, 2017Barcelona are ready to move for Tottenham star Dele Alli after missing out on Philippe Coutinho, according to reports in Spain.Alli is regarded as one of the hottest young prospects in European football, having starred for Spurs since joining from MK Dons in 2015.The 21-year-old has also become a key man for England and has already collected 22 international caps.Real Madrid are reportedly keeping close tabs on the young star and Spanish publication Sport has now revealed that Barcelona are keen.Barca are searching for a new playmaker having failed to tempt Liverpool into selling Coutinho in the summer and are said to have switched their attentions to Alli.The Spanish giants reportedly believe they can tempt Alli to th...
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino happy to give Moussa Sissoko second chance

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino happy to give Moussa Sissoko second chance

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Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham were open to offers for Moussa Sissoko last summer as the midfielder wanted to boost his chances of representing France at the World Cup.Sissoko could not find a buyer, however, and has instead enjoyed an encouraging start to his second season under Pochettino, offering hope he can put behind him a disappointing opening campaign.After joining for a club-record £30million on the last day of the transfer window, Sissoko struggled to adjust last year and the 28-year-old went on to make only eight starts in the Premier League.He has posted four already this term, four months after telling L'Equipe he hoped Tottenham would allow him to leave following the "worst season of his career". Pochettino concedes he was also prepared to cut his losses."That is the sa
Mauricio Pochettino calls for patience with Tottenham and England star Dele Alli

Mauricio Pochettino calls for patience with Tottenham and England star Dele Alli

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Mauricio Pochettino wants to help Dele Alli by starting him against Barnsley in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday but has called for patience with the Tottenham midfielder.Alli has endured a turbulent start to the season. The 21-year-old is waiting to discover whether FIFA will hand him an international ban for the one-fingered gesture he made during England's win over Slovakia earlier this month.He is already serving a three-match suspension in the Champions League, therefore missing Tottenham's win over Borussia Dortmund last week, while off the pitch the youngster is reportedly negotiating a change of agent.Two goals against Burnley and Newcastle made for an encouraging start to the campaign but Alli's form has dipped and he was particularly disappointing in Saturday's goalless draw against Sw...
Man City and Tottenham pre-season result: Stones, Sterling and Diaz score in 3-0 win

Man City and Tottenham pre-season result: Stones, Sterling and Diaz score in 3-0 win

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John Stones scored first for Man City in their 3-0 win against TottenhamSunday, July 30, 2017Manchester City coasted to a 3-0 International Champions Cup victory over Tottenham in Nashville.New signings Ederson, Danilo and Kyle Walker were all named in the City starting line-up but it was John Stones who opened the scoring 10 minutes into the game.Raheem Sterling and Brahim Diaz then added further goals in the second half to wrap up victory.City opened the scoring when Kevin De Bruyne's free-kick flicked off the wall and fell to the feet of Stones, who made no mistake from close range.And Sterling doubled the advantage with 16 minutes when he waltzed through an almost static Tottenham defence and turned the ball past Michel Vorm.Victory was wrapped up in stoppage time when Tottenham failed...