Tottenham round-up, loan deal for youngsters, build-up to Manchester United clash

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A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Tottenham Hotspur this Friday evening.

Harry Kane won his second Premier League player of the month award after some more fine performances - with his brace against Arsenal in the 2-1 win at White Hart Lane last month a particular highlight.

He's quoted by the BBC, saying: "It's an honour to get this award once in a season, let alone twice in two months.

"Winning against Arsenal and getting both goals was a special day for myself and for the club."

Two of Tottenham's younger players are set for spells away from White Hart Lane according to Sky Sports.

Shaquile Coulthirst is to join York City, while Coventry City will be taking Grant Ward on loan for the rest of the season, with Spurs said to be keen to see the duo keep on developing in the Football League, in order for them to get some decent first team playing time.

This weekend, Tottenham to travel to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United in the Premier League, and with Spurs three points behind this weekend's opponents, it could prove crucial in the race for the Champions League places.

Unsurprisingly, Pochettino is targeting a third successive victory for the club at Old Trafford, and is quoted in London 24, saying: “You never think before a game that it is possible to lose. You are always focusing on getting the three points and are never thinking about losing.

“Our pressure is inside us, in the group. We want to win every game. Maybe Manchester United has history, but our mentality is to compete and try to win the game. Man United is not my problem.”

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