One step forward, two steps back. The exhilarating 4-0 demolition of QPR, the humbling by Liverpool. The hard fought victory against Southampton, another debacle at Manchester City. Five goals in the Europa League, this frustrating loss at home to Newcastle.
At present, there aren’t many issues that divide Spurs fans as much as Pochettino’s choice of striker. A lack of goals, the hangover from last season’s problems and the angst over AVB and Sherwood have all contributed.
The general consensus seemed to be that it was a toss up between Hugo Lloris and Jan Vertonghen, with some outside bets on Federico Fazio – always an incredibly unlikely option. Pochettino did give us some big clues. Continue reading →