Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino lauded by Leicester counterpart Brendan Rodgers

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool shakes hands with Mauricio Pochettino manager of Tottenham Hotspur before the Barclays Premier League match...

Pochettino takes his Spurs charges to the East Midlands on Saturday.

Leicester City Manager Brendan Rodgers on July 8, 2019 in Evian-les-Bains, France.

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has spoken incredibly highly of Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Mauricio Pochettino ahead of their Premier League meeting in Saturday's early kickoff, as reported by Football London.

The Foxes boss is embarking on his first full season at the King Power Stadium after leaving Celtic in the second half of last season, having steered the Hoops to eight trophies under his watch as well as setting the foundations for their treble Treble.

 

Pochettino, meanwhile, has transformed Spurs since arriving at the North London club in 2014, turning the Lilywhites into a team regularly finishing in the upper echelons of the Premier League table and qualifying for the Champions League - not to mention nearly winning it last term - on a relatively tight budget.

Although Tottenham are yet to win a trophy during the Argentine's time in charge, Rodgers believes that it is not the be-all and end-all when it comes to how he should be judged on his spell at Spurs, instead focusing on how far Spurs have come during his tenure in comparison to how they were beforehand.

Mauricio Pochettino manager

“You’ve just got to continue to look to improve, not everyone can win a trophy," Rodgers told reporters at his pre-match press conference, as quoted by Football London. "But if you look at the job he’s done, it’s remarkable.

"To sustain that over the last few years, with Champions League football, it’s been a fantastic job. He is a very talented coach and I think he’s done a brilliant job there. What he has done at the club is exceptional. Tottenham have their strengths, but we’ll try and impose on them in our own way."

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool shakes hands with Mauricio Pochettino manager of Tottenham Hotspur before the Barclays Premier League match...

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