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Garth Crooks rants at Tottenham Hotspur players and Mauricio Pochettino for not having a winning mentality

Mauricio Pochettino , Manager of Tottenham Hotspur is seen in the stands  during the NFL game between Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 13,...

Tottenham Hotspur will be preparing for a home clash against winless Watford, who are currently sitting bottom of the Premier League table.

Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli and Bayern Munich's Kingsley Coman during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Muenchen at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium...

Garth Crooks has raged at the Tottenham players for not having a winning mentality as he claimed that Dele Alli, Hugo Lloris, Danny Rose and Christian Eriksen have all 'lost their way'.

The former Spurs striker also had a pop at manager Mauricio Pochettino by stating that he's won 'nothing' in his career, as he wasn't happy with the manner in which the players have been performing considering the wages they are on.

It has been a pretty unforgettable start to the season for Spurs, who have produced horror performances in every competition they have played in this season. 


As posted on TalkSport's acast Podcast, Crooks was fuming with the Spurs players as he thinks they are missing the opportunity to capitalise on Manchester City's 'big wobble'. 

"When you consider the money those players have been paid, those wages and you put them in the league, they need to be in the top-four," Crooks told TalkSport. "That's the commitment the club have made. I am not the greatest fan of Daniel Levy, but I can't fault him in terms of his commitment to the club. All those players that are playing for Tottenham are top-class players.

"Dele Alli has lost his way, so has Lloris, so has Danny Rose and Eriksen around rumours of where they are going to leave, but I can't work out where they are going to go. Why can't they post the European Cup final, pull together and do enough to have a real go at Manchester City, who are having a big wobble at the moment? A big wobble.

"The great teams win things, season after season. Ask Beckham. Ask Neville - You go to Liverpool, they won the Champions League, they've come back and they are going straight for the title. Are they buying player after player? There is a culture going through the team of winning. We don't have that culture at Spurs. Not in the players, and by the way, not in the manager, because he's won nothing in his career either." 

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at American Express Community Stadium on...

There were a number of results this season that perhaps indicated that Spurs were heading back into the right direction - their 4-0 win against Crystal Palace, and then beating Southampton with 10 men.

But the poor performances and results just continued, as Pochettino will be hoping for some relief when his side take on winless Watford on Saturday. 

The Hornets are sitting bottom of the Premier League table, have already made a managerial change and are yet to win a game.

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