The Pochettino quotes sure to make Spurs fans excited about the future

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Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has reaffirmed his desire to play attacking football against Manchester United this weekend.

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has told the London Evening Standard that his side will not go on the back-foot against Manchester United this weekend.

Spurs have kept just three clean-sheets in their last 17 matches, but Pochettino isn't interested in getting numbers behind the ball and frustrating opposition sides.

Instead, the Argentine boss insists that he wants his Tottenham side to go to Old Trafford and attack, with the three points all that concerns him.

"My football idea is always to concentrate on the opponents’ goal, so why should I change? It goes against my way of thinking," he explained.

“My football is about trying to have the ball, playing attacking football and damaging the opponent. This is my feeling, my idea, and I need to translate those ideas to the team.

“I want to win the games, and while it’s true that you need to provide a good balance to the team, I want to have the ball and try to score.”

Pochettino's comments are simply further confirmation that he is the perfect manager for Tottenham, as they fit in perfectly with the club's very own ethos.

Spurs fans expect to see free-flowing, attacking football and having a manager who promotes that style of play, regardless of the standard of the opposition, is something which will delight supporters.

Pochettino has already proved that he has Spurs moving in the right direction and even if they miss out on the top-four this season, optimism will remain high around White Hart Lane.

With a talented young squad and a manager who seems determined to create a strong identity, they are in good hands and these are exciting times for Lilywhites followers.

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