Pochettino reveals when new Spurs captain will be announced

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Mauricio Pochettino says he will announce Tottenham Hotspur's new captain on Monday.

Mauricio Pochettino says that he will announce the new captain of Tottenham Hotspur on Monday.

Spurs are looking for a new man to be given the armband after the departure of Michael Dawson to Hull City over the summer and Pochettino has taken his time making a permanent replacement.

The Argentine boss picked Younes Kaboul to lead the side out in their last game against Liverpool, which the Lilywhites lost 3-0, but there are others in the frame, too. 

The likes of Hugo Lloris and Jan Vertonghen could be given the honour and it seems that the squad will not have too long to wait until they find out who will take the role on.

"On Monday it will be communicated who the new captain is," Pochettino said in his press-conference today

"When all of the players are back from the international break and international games – we will talk to the players and then communicate to you, Monday is the day."

Spurs have been improved under Pochettino's initial stewardship but the heavy defeat to Liverpool in their last game was a reality check. 

Tottenham had picked up credible wins against West Ham United and QPR in their first two games, but the 3-0 hammering in-front of their own fans from the Reds curbed the excitement somewhat.

That said, there is still much positivity about what direction the club are heading in under Pochettino's stewardship. 

The Argentine has offered them some much needed stability and even if they don't manage to make the top four this year, there is hope they can progress to that level in the future under his guidance. 

Spurs take on Sunderland this weekend and they will be looking to pick up the three points to get their season back on course. 

Their next match is against Partizan Belgrade, on Thursday night, and it seems that could be the one where their new captain is in place for, for the first time. 

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