Author Archives: David Hytner


Tottenham refinance £637m stadium debt but purse strings will not loosen

By | 20th September 2019

• ‘It will have no bearing on how we run the club,’ says Daniel Levy• Chairman defends his policy and says there is no quick fixDaniel Levy has insisted that he will continue to run Tottenham on the balanced and relatively frugal business plan that has…


Mauricio Pochettino has no regrets over Kieran Trippier’s Tottenham departure

By | 13th September 2019

• Trippier moved to Atlético Madrid in the summer• Pochettino insists there is no bad blood between themMauricio Pochettino has insisted he has no regrets over how he and Tottenham handled Kieran Trippier’s departure to Atlético Madrid in the summer an…


Christian Eriksen’s Tottenham career reaches its D-Day before derby

By | 31st August 2019

• If nothing happens on Saturday he will stay, says Pochettino• Manager declines to say it Eriksen will face Arsenal on SundayMauricio Pochettino says that Saturday is D-Day for Christian Eriksen’s Tottenham future. The manager is nervous that one of E…

Mauricio Pochettino says he has declined numerous offers to leave Spurs

By | 30th August 2019

• ‘Daniel knows. Some, not all. They were from everywhere’• Manager says his ‘commitment is massive – more than normal’Mauricio Pochettino said he has turned down “plenty” of job offers in England and overseas during his five years at Tottenham.The man…

Has Pochettino’s dinner date with Levy eased the Tottenham tensions? | David Hytner

By | 30th August 2019

Manager’s admission before Arsenal trip that he and Levy have been at odds is exemplified by Jack Clarke’s transferTo Daniel Levy, the numbers added up, and to Jack Clarke, the 18-year-old Leeds winger, it was a dream move, the chance to continue his d…

Tottenham are lacking unity and desire, admits Mauricio Pochettino

By | 25th August 2019

• Manager hits out after his side’s home defeat by Newcastle• Pochettino reluctant to talk about Christian EriksenMauricio Pochettino admitted that Tottenham are “far, far away” from the creation of the required togetherness as he lamented the lack of …

Mauricio Pochettino says Eriksen situation is hurting player and club

By | 23rd August 2019

• Spurs manager fearful of effect of speculation• Eriksen has been linked with several clubs but no bids madeMauricio Pochettino fears the transfer market uncertainty over Christian Eriksen is hurting the player and Tottenham, as he expressed surprise …

Christian Eriksen due at Tottenham training after wish to go brings no bids

By | 9th July 2019

• Spurs midfielder has said he wants a new challenge• His situation has been complicated by Paul Pogba scenarioChristian Eriksen is set to join up with his Tottenham teammates by the end of the week for pre-season training despite having made plain his…

Tanguy Ndombele signs six-year Tottenham deal to seal £55m move

By | 2nd July 2019

• France midfielder passes medical to become record signing• Roma considering move for Toby AlderweireldTanguy Ndombele has signed a six-year contract at Tottenham after passing a medical. The club have shattered their transfer record to buy the midfie…