Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino shows human side when dealing with poor results

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

The Tottenham Hotspur boss has worked wonders during his time with the club.

Tottenham manager Mauricio PochettinoTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Spurs have endured a tough week, both domestically and on the continent, after back-to-back defeats against Liverpool and Gent respectively, but Mauricio Pochettino is adamant that there is only one way to deal with a dressing room low on confidence - by showing them love, as quoted by the club's official website.

Tottenham now have their work cut-out if they wish to progress through to the next round of the Europa League, after failing to score an away goal - something that could prove to be so important with regards to the eventual outcome of the tie.

They also sit 10 points behind league leaders Chelsea in the Premier League table, and will have to produce somewhat of a miracle if they are to have any chance of catching Antonio Conte's men.

But Pochettino explained why he feels it is important to help his players through tough times by showing them love, rather than beating them up mentally, as quoted by TottenhamHotspur:

"I try to give love. We all feel all disappointed and we’ve suffered a lot. Sometimes when your performance is no good you feel that game touched your pride. We’ve talked a lot to understand why, to learn about what happened."

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino during the press conferenceTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino 

The Argentine has impressed during his time at White Hart Lane, but now he is faced with a real challenge, and his skills as a manager will be tested to the utmost.

His quality as a manger, at the very highest level, will likely be judged on whether or not Spurs can win the Premier League title this season, and if they are to do that, they will need to bounce back from their recent setbacks immediately.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino before the matchTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino 

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