Tottenham Hotspur to Offer Mauricio Pochettino a New Lucrative Contract Extension

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has remade his current club into a true Premier League title contender and UEFA Champions League regular. Since coming up from Southampton in 2014, Pochettino has improved Spurs to a club that is solidly among the best in the Premier League’s big six.

Spurs were the last team standing between the last two league champions, the last contender to get mathematically eliminated. His phenomenal work has been noticed by the biggest clubs in the world, and now White Hart Lane are looking to make sure he’s locked down on a longer term deal to make sure he stays put in north London.

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Harry Kane was “too chubby” for Arsenal, Says Former Coach

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As Harry Kane continues his assault on the Premier League scoring record book, one former Arsenal coach reflected on bypassing the chance to sign the Tottenham Hotspur striker. The reason why is what truly astounds- Liam Brady, former Arsenal Head of Youth Development and Academy Director, said that the young Englishman had too much body fat and not enough athleticism.

The current Ambassador of The Arsenal Foundation said of Harry Kane.

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Old Trafford Naming Rights Worth £26m per Season Says Study

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Manchester United are forsaking additional income for the honor of tradition by refusing to sell out Old Trafford naming rights. It’s a move that is almost universally popular, hasn’t changed, and likely won’t change any time soon, but it’s also one that could be potentially be costing them £26 million per season, a new corporate finance study says.

Duff & Phelps, a corporate finance firm, believes that the value of the stadium naming rights market “has risen by 80 percent from £74.6m in 2013 to £135.6m last year, with the league’s ‘big six’ accounting for more than three quarters of that sum.”

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Mauricio Pochettino Compares Harry Kane to Lionel Messi, Pele

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On Boxing Day, Harry Kane scored a hat trick against Southampton, and the performance made him the first player ever to score six hat tricks in a single season. It also invited comparisons between the Tottenham Hotspur striker to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. As many statistical oriented tweets showed that day, the numbers reflect very favorable upon Harry Kane in this analogy.
Kane also broke the great Alan Shearer’s record for most Premier League goals scored in a calendar year. After reaching his 100th Premier League scoring strike last weekend against Liverpool, becoming the second fastest to get there behind Shearer, the young Englishman was compared to Lionel Messi and Pele by his manager Mauricio Pochettino.

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Arsene Wenger Says English Players are “Masters of Diving” Ahead of Spurs Clash

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Today saw Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger playing some mind games with his opponent, Tottenham Hotspur, ahead of this weekend’s north London derby. Wenger gave his weekly news conference Thursday, and during the session he capitalized on the current Tottenham-diving narrative that has taken off since Spurs’ 2-2 draw at Liverpool last Sunday.

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli was booked for diving in that epic thriller, while his teammates Harry Kane and Erik Lamela were accused of simulation by Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk.

Providing perhaps the primary talking point in the play-acting debate is Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino, who ignited controversy by saying football requires the ability to “trick your opponent,” while defending Alli.

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Harry Kane, Erik Lamela Respond to Virgil van Dijk Diving Claims

The 2-2 Liverpool-Tottenham Hotspur draw at Anfield yesterday was truly one for the ages. The exciting match with massive top four implications had numerous plot twists and turns, and plenty of questionable calls. There were calls that went against the interests of both sides in this one.

After the emotional match, there was plenty of controversial and contentious conversation during media interviews as well. Reds Manager Jurgen Klopp hit out at the officials very blatantly. Spurs midfielder Dele Alli became a major punchline on social media after he was booked for diving. Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk accused Tottenham striker Harry Kane of diving.

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Mo Salah Scores Breathtaking Goal (Video), Heightens Golden Boot Race

Liverpool Winger Mo Salah was best described by the announcer today in today’s 2-2 home draw versus Tottenham Hotspur: “the man has defied physics.” The observation, which came on what almost everybody thought would be the game winning score, only barely qualifies as hyperbole.

Take a look at the footage below, and you’ll agree:

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Victor Wanyama Scores Potential Goal of the Year at Liverpool (Video)

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Victor Wanyama may have scored the goal of the season during his side’s 2-2 draw at Liverpool. The POWERFUL scoring strike was a very memorable moment in a match that was absolutely overflowing with them. The final eight minutes were a total roller coaster ride of emotions for both sides, and it’s going to take awhile for us to recap and analyze it all.

For now, let’s have a look at the Victor Wanyama goal, which came in with as high a velocity as you’ll ever see. Watch below:

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Dele Alli Booked for Diving at Liverpool; Gets Blasted on Social Media

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Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli was booked for diving in the 69′ at Anfield today, and it opened the floodgates to a deluge of jokes on Twitter. Alli threw himself down to the grass when Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren ran alongside him in the penalty area, but didn’t even touch him.

The referee then showed the young Englishman a yellow card in the 69′ of the 2-2 draw. It was a memorable moment in a match that was overflowing with them. The final eight minutes were complete mayhem, and it’s going to take a few minutes for all of us to recap and assess it all.

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Jose Mourinho Concedes Premier League Title to Manchester City

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We knew this back on December 10, after the result of the Manchester Derby, but today Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho publicly said what most of us have known for the past couple months already- Manchester City will win the Premier League title this season.

When Mourinho met reporters today to preview tomorrow’s Premier League fixture at home versus Huddersfield Town (video here at this link), it was a very consequential and information filled session. In addition to updates on Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marouane Fellaini, Mourinho admitted his side likely won’t be catching City for the title this season.

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Chelsea FC, Tottenham Hotspur Have Solid January Transfer Windows

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For the past month, we’ve been more consumed with Euros, pounds, dollars, speculation, gossip, rumors, transfer fees, speculation and medicals than the actual game itself. Yes, the January transfer window, typically lacking in major activity and big news, was action packed with very substantial deals in 2018.

With the January transfer window having closed yesterday, let’s take a look at how some of the big clubs did, and analyze the most significant deals. In this article, we take a look at two London clubs, who accomplished a lot this January transfer window, but weren’t exactly outstanding. Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur did much better than average transfer business this past month, but there are certainly some nits to pick.

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Paul Pogba, Jose Mourinho Get in Heated Argument at Tottenham

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Paul Pogba may be Manchester United’s most critical player, arguably the soul of the team, but that doesn’t mean he’s above criticism.

The Frenchman might be the best player on the team and perhaps the most valuable, but even if he can be subbed off if he’s not performing well and/or not following directions properly.

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