Redknapp slated Spurs star, did he prove him wrong?

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Did Tottenham Hotspur's Etienne Capoue prove Jamie Redknapp wrong?

Jamie Redknapp criticised Frenchman Etienne Capoue as a poor fit for Maurico Pochettino's Tottenham - did the midfielder prove him wrong?

The pundit called out the former Toulouse midfielder ahead of the North London derby, arguing he was one of the stars who did not fit the Argentine's system.

He had told SkySports: "The midfield at Southampton had high energy compared to the likes of Etienne Capoue, who wants to play at his own pace.

"It’s just completely different for Pochettino at Spurs and I think he’s finding it very difficult."

Capoue was selected by Pochettino at The Emirates, and turned in an impressive display, and the centre of the side's defensive work in midfield.

  MatchMatchdayBall RecoveriesInterceptionsTacklesMins
Etienne Capoue Arsenal vs Spurs 06 4 5 3 90

Redknapp even sought to make a u-turn on his comments after the game, while not naming Capoue specifically, he admitted Pochettino had managed to get his team pressing like he did at Southampton last season.

He said: "I think there are signs Pochettino is getting what he wants from this team."

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