Pochettino non-committal over major decision ahead of Villa game

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Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has refused to confirm whether Harry Kane will start against Aston Villa/

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has been non-committal over pressure to start Harry Kane in the match against Aston Villa tomorrow.

Kane is Tottenham’s in form striker but when pressured over the possibility of starting him tomorrow afternoon, Pochettino failed to give a definitive answer.

“My decision is always about my analysis on the training and after to give the balance to the team and our performance,” said the boss.

“Not only focus on different situations … but I understand and I know that this is a special player for our supporters.”

“I prefer like Harry that they talk on the pitch.”

The rivals to Kane’s position in the Tottenham attack are the more experienced options of Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado.

However, regardless of their experience, each player can’t match the recent form of Kane, which suggests he should be the number one player up front for the club.

Kane is a popular player with Tottenham Hotspur fans because he’s risen up through the youth team ranks at the club, creating an association with Spurs from very early on in his career.

After several loan spells away from White Hart Lane, he seems to have finally found his feet in Tottenham colours, pushing players with higher profiles and bigger reputations on a weekly basis.

Although Pochettino has refused to name his starting striker or strikers for the game tomorrow, there’s a good chance that Kane could be the man who gets the nod and it’s then over to him to prove that the Argentine’s faith has been well placed.

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