Former Tottenham boss gives surprise verdict on Pochettino’s tactics against Juventus

Harry Redknapp has launched a staunch defence of Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino following the club’s exit from the Champions League at the hands of Juventus on Wednesday night. Leading on away goals after a 2-2 first-leg draw in Turin, Spurs lost 2-1 at Wembley to crash out of the competition before the quarter-final stage. … Read more

Juventus star pays huge compliment to Tottenham with post-match comments

Giorgio Chiellini noted that Tottenham Hotspur ‘miss always something at the end’ as his Juventus side emerged triumphant in a dramatic Champions League last-16 tie. Spurs held the edge coming into the second leg at Wembley after drawing 2-2 in Turin three weeks ago, but lost 2-1 on the night to the Italians. And Chiellini, … Read more

Juventus heartbreak can be positive learning curve for Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League defeat to Juventus should be a major learning curve as the North Londoners look to challenge for honours over the coming seasons. Spurs looked to be in control of the tie at 1-0 up with an hour gone on Wednesday night, but two goals in three minutes from the visitors gave … Read more

Tottenham team news: Who should play this weekend with one eye on Juventus?

Mauricio Pochettino faces something of a selection dilemma when his Tottenham Hotspur team host Huddersfield Town in the Premier League this weekend. Spurs face Juventus at Wembley on Wednesday in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with the scores delicately poised at 2-2 and the Argentine boss was questioned in his pre-match … Read more

Tottenham boss Pochettino provides candid Toby Alderweireld update

Toby Alderweireld is a major doubt for Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League last-16 second leg tie with Juventus, according to manager Mauricio Pochettino. The centre-back was sidelined for four months earlier this season with a hamstring injury and only returned to action in the FA Cup clash with Newport County at the beginning of February. With … Read more

Latest Juventus injury news will provide a boost for Tottenham ahead of second leg

Juventus winger Federico Bernardeschi is a major doubt for his side’s Champions League last-16 second-leg clash with Tottenham Hotspur, according to Italian football website The Italy international came off the bench to replace Gonzalo Higuain in a Serie A fixture with Torino at the weekend, but was substituted himself deep in the second half … Read more

Pochettino explains team selection – decision proved right

Erik Lamela started for Tottenham Hotspur against Juventus in the Champions League because of his previous experience in Italian football, says manager Mauricio Pochettino. Eyebrows were raised ahead of Tuesday night’s fixture when the 25-year-old was named on the left wing in place of the in-form Son Heung-min, but it was a decision that proved … Read more

Tottenham main man’s comments to Italian press will delight fans

Harry Kane has given a strong hint over his future at Tottenham Hotspur by expressing a desire to emulate the achievements of former Roma icon Francesco Totti. The ex-Italy international spent his entire career in the capital and became an undisputed club legend. And Kane will have lifted the spirits of Spurs fans by likening … Read more

Tottenham team selection: Sissoko to start with Son on the bench – the reasoning

It is no secret that Son Heung-min has been one of the standout players of Tottenham Hotspur’s season to date. The winger has 11 goals and eight assists in all competitions, but Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino may want to consider benching the South Korean star for Tuesday night’s Champions League clash with Juventus. That is … Read more

Juventus star reveals Tottenham transfer snub – ‘There was the opportunity’

Miralem Pjanic has revealed that he turned down the opportunity to join Tottenham Hotspur during his time at Roma. The holding man is preparing to face Spurs in the Champions League last-16 with current employers Juventus on Tuesday night and admitted that he has previously rejected moves to the Premier League with the Lilywhites and … Read more