Report explains reason why Andros Townsend's representatives are furious with Pochettino

Andros Townsend

Andros Townsend's representatives are allegedly furious with Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.

According to the Daily Mirror, the representatives of Tottenham winger Andros Townsend are angry with manager Mauricio Pochettino for taking an internal row public.

Townsend, 24, may have come up through the ranks at White Hart Lane, but he has found first-team football hard to come by under Pochettino this season.

With no starts and just 64 minutes of Premier League action to his name, Townsend has become something of an outcast at White Hart Lane - and things came to a head on Monday night.

Townsend was an unused substitute during the 3-1 win over Aston Villa, with Pochettino choosing to bring on 18-year-old midfielder Joshua Onomah instead. That led to a shock row between Townsend and fitness coach Nathan Gardiner after the game, with the winger's frustration clear to see.

The story has become common knowledge, and Pochettino tackled the issue on Wednesday afternoon, telling The Guardian that Townsend has been banished from the squad for the game against Anderlecht tonight, whilst his place in the setup against Arsenal is also at risk.

Now though, in what is becoming an increasingly bitter row, The Mirror report that Townsend's camp are furious with Pochettino for speaking publicly about the matter, when they felt that the issue had been dealt with in-house.

The situation is becoming messy for Spurs, and with Townsend desperate to play ahead of England's Euro 2016 campaign, a move away in January is seemingly inevitable - but Spurs may have to decide whether they let him leave permanently or on loan.

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