The Wembley EPL debut loss is a tough one to take, but Pochettino has far greater challenges to face this season than a few extra meters on a football pitch.
Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly signed centre-back Davinson Sánchez from Ajax, who helped the team from the Netherlands reach second place in the Eredivisie last season, attracting attention from top European clubs such as Bayern Munich and Barcelona.
Tottenham v Chelsea
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It’s only one week in and we are set to be treated to one of the biggest fixtures of the season, with both teams vying to demonstrate their title credentials. The opening weekend proved to be drastically different for both of these London rivals, though what can we expect when Spurs and Chelsea commence battle at Wembley on Sunday?
There could only be one player to feature for Young Player watch this week. Enter 20-year-old Tottenham debutant and supporter Kyle Walker-Peters.
Spurs opened their title challenge with a comfortable 0-2 win away at Newcastle after Jonjo Shelvey was sent off for a ridiculous step on Dele Alli.
Newcastle United host Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday lunchtime in their first game back in the top flight after a season-long sabbatical in England’s second division.
Spurs have undoubtedly come a long way since the “selling” days of Luka Modric and Gareth Bale. Since the sale of Bale in 2013, the Lilywhites have spent over £250 million and their league position has consequently improved.