Hull City star Michael Dawson’s advice to Tottenham Hotspur

Michael Dawson says that Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino should be given time.

Hull City defender Michael Dawson has advised Tottenham Hotspur not to sack manager Mauricio Pochettino.

The Argentine boss has come under pressure in recent weeks following Spurs’ inconsistent start to the 2014-15 Premier League campaign.

“They have to be patient,” the 31-year-old told The Express. "It takes time when you bring in a manager and he brings different players in.

"He will have a different style of football. I have seen a few off in nine-and-a-half years at Spurs!”

Dawson was on the books of Tottenham from 2005 until this summer, when he was let go by then recently-appointed manager Pochettino.

As the England international points out, Spurs have changed managers far too many times than they needed to, and getting rid of the former Southampton boss will only be history repeating itself.

Although Tottenham’s results in the Premier League have not been great, they are still very much in contention of a top-four finish.

The North London outfit are currently 12th in the league table with 14 points from 11 matches, just four points behind fourth-placed West Ham United.

What Spurs now need is a run of positive results, and they will be hoping to kickstart their campaign with victory over Dawson’s new club Hull away from home on Sunday.

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