Why Pochettino's forward thinking is important for Tottenham

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino's decision not to dwell on the past is going to be huge for the club going forward.

Following an uneasy spell a month or two back, Tottenham Hotspur have been on fire as of late and under the guidance of Mauricio Pochettino the club are right back in the title hunt. With a string of good results and performances under their belt, some fans will feel as if they can beat anyone in the league given their recent run.

However, as we all know this division can provide some unexpected speed bumps on the way. For example, as Spurs prepare to face West Bromwich Albion this weekend they are being constantly reminded by members of the media about their disappointing 1-1 draw at The Hawthorns back in October.

Naturally they will want to forget about that, but Pochettino's firm stance regarding the matter as seen in this Tottenham Twitter video is a great sign for the club. The Argentine's insistence upon looking towards the future and leaving the past behind them shows the growth of the team in the last twelve months.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino before the matchTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino before the match

In the past, for example, Spurs have been known to slip up against lower sides in the league and therefore lose their composure heading into key parts of the season. However, if their resurgence and this attitude from the manager is anything to go by it appears as if they're doing everything they can to rectify that.

It certainly won't be an easy clash at White Hart Lane, but the confidence is oozing out of this Spurs squad right now.

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