Eriksen comments on progress under Pochettino, laments last season's 'stupid' results

The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder believes the north London side have enjoyed a better campaign this time around.

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen feels his side are in a better position this season than this time last term under Tim Sherwood, according to the Daily Star.

The north London club parted company with Sherwood last summer, replacing the now Aston Villa boss with Mauricio Pochettino.

Statistically, though, Tottenham are slightly worse off at this stage of the Premier League campaign than they were last season, with Pochettino's men having drawn with the coach's former side Southampton this weekend gone.

But Eriksen believes Spurs have made a better go of things this season. Indeed, the Dane says there has been a little more consistency at White Hart Lane - or rather a lot less extremity in terms of the club's ups and downs.

Eriksen has lamented Tottenham's 'stupid' results under Sherwood, when the north London side would get beaten heavily by the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool, and feels the added stability is the biggest sign of progress under Pochettino.

The 23-year-old told reporters: "It's a little better than last season.

"There have not been so many ups and downs. We have not had so many stupid results so it has been a bit better in that way.

"We have to learn what Pochettino wants and he has to learn what we do. We're a really young team. It is a good team to build on. I think 100 per cent we'll do better next season."

Eriksen himself has had a good campaign in front of goal but will need to improve on his own consistency and form away from set-pieces and netting late winners (important though they have been).

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