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Christian Eriksen ‘happy’ at Spurs despite transfer speculation, insists Pochettino – video

By | 12th September 2019

Christian Eriksen is settled at Tottenham Hotspur despite failing to secure a move out of the club in the summer transfer window, manager Mauricio Pochettino has said. Eriksen is in the final year of his contract and had reportedly set his sights on a …

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Pochettino calls Spurs exit rumours ‘stupid’ before derby – video

By | 30th August 2019

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino insisted on Friday he will not walk away from the club after Sunday’s north London derby against Arsenal.Rumours surfaced on Thursday night that the Argentinian will quit, leading to some bookmakers no long…

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Van Dijk ‘very proud’ to win Uefa Player of the year Award – video

By | 30th August 2019

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has won UEFA’s Player of the Year award.The Dutch centre-back was a crucial member of the side that claimed Liverpool’s sixth Champions League trophy, and finished Premier League runners-up to Manchester City by a sin…

Pep v Poch: Spurs manager jokingly suggests one-on-one competition with Guardiola – video

By | 17th August 2019

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino jokingly suggested a one-on-one football competition between him and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola to determine who is better at football.The Argentinian manager also said that he believes Guardiola…

Premier League summer 2019 transfer round-up – video

By | 9th August 2019

The Premier League’s summer transfer window has now shut and a late flurry of deadline day signings took Premier League spending for the summer up to £1.41bn.Earlier this week Harry Maguire became the world’s most expensive defender, after his £78m mov…

‘Amazing feeling’ to play abroad: Kieran Trippier on Atlético Madrid move – video

By | 18th July 2019

Kieran Trippier has  joined Atlético Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in a deal worth at least £20m.The England full-back, who made over 100 appearances during a four-season stint at the north London club, has signed a three-year contract a…

Liverpool parade Champions League trophy to ecstatic fans – video

Thousands of Liverpool fans celebrated in the city centre as their team paraded the Champions League trophy from an open-top bus. Fans set off flares and sang throughout the day as Liverpool was turned red, and fireworks were set off from the top of th…

‘Now it’s time to stay calm,’ says Mauricio Pochettino after Spurs Champions League defeat – video

Mauricio Pochettino says it’s time to stay calm and reflect after Tottenham lost 2-0 to Liverpool in the Champions League final. It is the first time that Spurs have made the final of the competition and Pochettino says they lost despite dominating the…

Pochettino: Spurs must ‘trust the universe’ for Champions League glory – video

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says his team must play with the freedom of their youth to overcome Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday night, adding they will need some luck to win their first ever Champions League trophy…

Jürgen Klopp: ‘I am probably the world record holder for winning semi-finals’ – video

Jürgen Klopp has spoken to the media before the Champions League final. Speaking before the game, Klopp was asked about whether he felt he’d had luck in his career, after losing his last six major finals. He replied ‘I am probably the world record hold…