Pochettino ~ Mourinho put Dier in compromising position amid United interest

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho put Eric Dier in a compromising position after attempting to lure him to Old Trafford. England international Dier, 23, was linked with a move to Premier League giants United in the off-season before Mourinho opted for Nemanja Matic from Chelsea. Dier – under contract until

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Pochettino accuses Walker of ´alarming lack of respect´ for forcing Tottenham exit

Mauricio Pochettino slammed Kyle Walker for showing an “alarming lack of respect” to his team-mates after forcing through a move from Tottenham to Manchester City in the close-season. Walker ended an eight-year stay at Tottenham in pre-season, as the England right-back secured a transfer to City which could reportedly be worth £50million eventually. Although many

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‘Lineker’s Benzema criticism embarrassing’ – Zidane hails ‘the best’ striker

Zinedine Zidane has labelled Gary Lineker’s criticism of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as “embarrassing”. During Madrid’s 1-1 Champions League draw against Tottenham on Tuesday, former England striker Lineker tweeted to claim Benzema was “a tad overrated” and “decent, not great”. The 29-year-old Frenchman endured a frustrating outing in front of goal in midweek, with

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