Jan Vertonghen explains why Tottenham Hotspur will prosper under Mauricio Pochettino


Jan Vertonghen is confident that Tottenham Hotspur will achieve the desired results under manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen believes that the side will eventually achieve success under Mauricio Pochettino.

The Argentine manager has come under pressure in recent weeks following Spurs’ disappointing start to the season.

Heading into the two-week international break, Tottenham find themselves 12th in the Premier League table with 14 points from 11 matches.

The North London club have won just four league matches and are only five points above the relegation zone, with some suggesting whether Pochettino cannot turn things around.

Belgium international Vertonghen, though, believes that his manager can and told FourFourTwo: ‘Pochettino loves to analyse games and gives more tactical meetings [than Sherwood].

‘He approaches everything in detail and in the end we will profit because of that. He loves a good conversation and detail and I think he is good for us.

‘We try to play more from the back, with more pressing and a new formation so it takes some time. We have a lot of players so he needs time for everyone to fit’.

Pochettino is a proven top-class football manager, but he is still struggling at Tottenham.

The Spurs players need to take responsibility as they have not played to the best of their abilities, but some team selections of the manager have also been questioned.

Tottenham do have the quality of players to rescue their season, but they need to put together a positive run of results after the international break.

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