Tottenham Hotspur have paved their way to the English football’s top six through the past ten seasons. Starting from 2009/2010, they’ve not placed lower than sixth with the pinnacle being the second spot in 2016/2017. Mauricio Pochettino has been in the reins since March 2014 and it has all gone to the plan for the Argentinian – up until now. Last season saw Spurs somewhat struggle domestically, slipping up to the 4th place in the Premier League. To counter that less-than-glamorous campaign, they surprised many by upending Manchester City in Champions League quarter finals, eventually reaching the final against Liverpool. Despite losing the final 2-0, Mauricio Pochettino’s squad looked competitive and ready to challenge for the title come next season. But that seems like a reach now, only after eight rounds of Premier League. Even if not much happened during the summer, Spurs only lost Kieran Trippier to Atletico Madrid while adding midfield powerhouse Tanguy Ndombélé, loaned in Argentine international Giovani Lo Celso and bought highly rated youngster Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham, their level of play has been far from the best under Pochettino. Talisman playmaker Christian Eriksen was reportedly willing to leave during the summer and has only been
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