Mauricio Pochettino makes exciting promise to Tottenham Hotspur's supporters

We bring you the headlines from Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino's press-conference today.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has promised 'this is just the beginning' of what he is trying to achieve at White Hart Lane. 

In midweek Spurs won 4-0 against Newcastle United to book their place in the Capital One Cup semi-finals in with a performance that Pochettino says was the best during his time at the club so far.

He is not resting on his laurels after that success, though, and the Argentine insists that there are still a lot of improvements that need to be made for his side.

"Always you need time to let the people recognise your philosophy and put it into practice but I'm happy with the attitude and the performance too because I think we started to show what we want," he said during a press conference today.

"We know at the same time that this is a lot of work and a long-way to go and this is only the beginning of how we want to play. I think that we have a lot of work to do."

Tottenham have made gradual progress under Pochettino's stewardship, but the work which he has put in on the training ground seems to be coming to the fore now. 

The optimism is flooding back to White Hart Lane and the mood has been boosted even further by the return of Kyle Walker.

The right-back was omitted from the squad for their midweek cup success, but he started in the two games prior to that and has impressed.

Walker is still on the road to recovery after been ruled out with a lengthy abdominal injury and Pochettino is adamant that no chances are being taking over his fitness, despite his importance to the side. 

"After a long time out it’s not easy for a player," Pochettino is quoted as saying by the Standard. "We are happy to have him fit and the last couple of weeks he has worked very hard.

“We need to ensure he stays focused as he is not like a normal player who has gone through pre-season. He has not been training consistently and because of that, we need an individual plan for him.”

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