Pochettino outlines the reasons why it's been a 'very good' week for Spurs


Tottenham Hotspur have no fresh injury concerns ahead of their game against Burnley.

Mauricio Pochettino has told Tottenham Hotspur's official website that it has been a ‘very good week’ for the club.

Although Spurs did not play a competitive match, Pochettino believes that the international break will have benefitted his squad.

He says that everyone who went away to represent their countries performed well and, most importantly for the Lilywhites, they all returned fully fit.

“It’s been a very good week for Tottenham,” he said. “The English players and others with their international teams have put in good performances. They are all fit and at a very good level, too. It’s also been a time to train very hard with the players that remained here with us and now it’s back to normal."

It means that Tottenham go into their match against Burnley at the weekend full of confidence of picking up a result.

Spurs need to win the bulk of their remaining fixtures if they are to make it into the top four - as they currently sit six points off the pace - and will need to ensure that the whole team are fully focused on the task ahead.

It is a positive that Pochettino has no fresh injury concerns after the international break, but the Argentine boss did confirm that Hugo Lloris would miss the match.

The French 'keeper hurt himself in Tottenham's game against Leicester City two weeks' ago and he has lost his fitness race.

"Hugo Lloris is still recovering after his problem against Leicester – he is out," Pochettino confirmed.

All in all, though, a positive period for Spurs and one they will be hoping aids them at Turf Moor on Sunday.

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