Matthew Etherington praises Pochettino, claims these three players show Tottenham's squad depth

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Former Tottenham winger Matthew Etherington has praised manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Former Spurs winger and current pundit Matthew Etherington has told BBC Radio Five Live that he loves watching Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham team play.

Tottenham may have lost 1-0 to Crystal Palace in the FA Cup on Sunday afternoon, but they are having a simply outstanding season under Argentine boss Pochettino.

Currently second in the Premier League table and just two points behind league leaders Leicester City, Tottenham have a real chance of a historic title win after an unexpected season.

The likes of Hugo Lloris, Toby Alderweireld, Eric Dier, Dele Alli and Harry Kane have all thrived throughout the campaign, and they would be worthy Premier League winners in May having lost just three league games so far this season.

Competition for places is high at White Hart Lane, and now former Tottenham winger Matthew Etherington has had his say on the club's squad depth.

Etherington, who played just 51 games for Spurs after signing from Peterborough in 1999, has told BBC Radio Five Live that he thinks the fact that players like Nabil Bentaleb, Ryan Mason and Tom Carroll are on the bench illustrates Tottenham's strength in depth.

Etherington also praised manager Pochettino, suggesting that his teams are so good to watch, and he's done a fantastic job at Tottenham.

"I really like the way he sets his teams up," said Etherington. "He's got the team playing this season the way he wants them to play, the way his Southampton team were also playing - they're so good to watch. Obviously, if Kane gets injured they could be struggling, but apart from that, they actually have got really good strength in depth in this squad."

"There's people like Bentaleb, Ryan Mason and Tom Carroll on the bench. Any team that he picks is a very, very good side, and full credit to Pochettino. I think he's done a fantastic job, and I love watching his teams play; they're very easy on the eye," he added.

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