Teamwork makes the dream work

Younger Tottenham participant is working tirelessly in coaching to impress Ange


A younger member of Ange Postecoglou‘s squad has been working tirelessly in Tottenham coaching to enhance as he units lofty ambitions, in keeping with a supply near him.

Postecoglou outlines Tottenham ambition past prime 4 end

Spurs’ head coach has publicly acknowledged {that a} end within the prime 4 and place in subsequent season’s Champions League group stage is not the be all and finish all of this season.

The Lilywhites discover themselves locked in a fierce battle with Aston Villa for fourth spot, and it seems to be neck-and-neck, although Tottenham’s inconsistency will probably be an actual concern for Postecoglou.

Spurs put Villa to the sword with a powerful 4-0 victory away to Unai Emery’s facet a fortnight in the past, however adopted up that unbelievable show with a really disappointing 3-0 loss to Fulham at Craven Cottage – which was the primary time they didn’t get on a Premier League scoresheet in round a yr.

Tottenham’s final 5 matches beneath Postecoglou

Fulham 3-0 Tottenham

Aston Villa 0-4 Tottenham

Tottenham 3-1 Crystal Palace

Tottenham 1-2 Wolves

Tottenham 2-1 Brighton

Postecoglou’s fashion of play and basic charisma as a supervisor has received over loads of admirers at N17, and in the event that they fail to qualify for subsequent season’s Champions League, he is made a stern case that it will not have an effect on what he is attempting to construct on the membership long run.

“I do not see fourth because the prize. I do not wish to end fourth if we have not grown and developed as a group,” stated Postecoglou on ending fourth.

“A part of the narrative is to push you in these sorts of positions the place you assume that fourth is a few form of achievement that provides you one thing for subsequent yr.

“Fourth can be nice if I really feel like we’re rising as a group, and we’re creating one thing that’s going to carry us success subsequent yr. However fourth isn’t our aim… If we end fifth, and if I feel we have a group to problem subsequent yr, then I will not be upset.”

When it comes to evolving the squad over these coming seasons, centre-back is a key space of the squad Postecoglou needs to strengthen at Spurs, regardless of the signing of Radu Dragusin from Genoa in January.

The 22-year-old endured a day to neglect away to Fulham, deputising instead of the injured Micky van de Ven, however Dragusin’s work ethic behind-the-scenes signifies he’ll undoubtedly enhance.

Dragusin working tirelessly behind-the-scenes in Tottenham coaching

In accordance with the Romanian’s agent, Florin Manea, in an interview with Fanatik (through Sport Witness), Dragusin is placing additional hours into Tottenham coaching – as he units his sights on a Euro 2024 name up, impressing Postecoglou and bettering as a participant.

“He hasn’t gone out in any respect in London, to exit clubbing or wherever,” stated Manea.

Radu Dragusin in action for Tottenham

“I don’t even know he’s gone out to eat twice. He doesn’t exit. We went out twice to a restaurant. He leaves at 9am, and comes again at 3-3.30pm, as a result of he places in an additional two hours of health club on daily basis and an hour on the pitch.

“It’s not precisely straightforward. It’s like having a job. He grafts and grafts. There’s additionally this strain, he’s interested by the nationwide group, the Euros. He actually needs to succeed. I feel we will already say that he’s one step within the profitable boat.”