Scott Parker explains reason why Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham philosophy is pleasing

Scott Parker has hailed Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.

Former Tottenham star Scott Parker has told Sky Sports that he has been pleased with Mauricio Pochettino's philosophy at White Hart Lane.

Tottenham's superb Premier League form continues, having thrashed London rivals West Ham United 4-1 on Sunday afternoon.

Tow goals from Harry Kane, as well as strikes from Toby Alderweireld and Kyle Walker handed Spurs a 4-0 lead at White Hart Lane, before Manuel Lanzini pulled back a late consolation for the Hammers.

The result means Tottenham have still lost just once this season, and are currently on a 12-game unbeaten run in the Premier League, with manager Pochettino earning plenty of plaudits.

The Argentine, who left Southampton for the White Hart Lane dugout in 2014, has helped develop a crop of young English players at Spurs, including Danny Rose, Eric Dier, Dele Alli, Ryan Mason and Harry Kane, and all play a key part in the Tottenham side.

After the game against West Ham, Scott Parker - who played for both Spurs and the Hammers - made glowing comments about Pochettino's philosophy, citing that it's pleasing to see a manager focus so much on young English players, which is certainly a rarity in the current Premier League landscape.

"It's the same style of play we saw him use at Southampton, using young players and he's come in at Tottenham with a philosophy and he's taken some time but you're starting to see the flourish of that," said Parker. "It's pleasing for us as England fans as well because he's using a lot of English talent," he added.

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