Spurs don't 'buy' trophies - Pochettino

Spurs have impressed at home and overseas in the last three seasons under Pochettino, but will again end the season without a trophy unless they lift the FA Cup on May 19 at their adopted home of Wembley.

The 21-year-old, who will be expected to lead Spurs in Harry Kane's absence over the next few weeks, has been criticised for some of his performances this season.

We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. "Yes, of course. But from the day that he made his debut with us he has made himself one of the best in the world", he said. Assists and everything. But, and I don't understand why, there is still that feeling [to criticise him].

On Thursday night, the Arsenal manager witnessed one of his English players earn the Gunners a penalty after hitting the deck under very little contact.

While Alli's displays this season have come under scrutiny from the fans and media, Pochettino insists only his opinion on the player matters. He's a fantastic player, such a special player.

"The most important for him is us, if we criticise him". That is my point of view.

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"We expect more from him? It is hard to criticise Dele".

Alli was taken off late on in the win over Bournemouth with a thigh problem and Pochettino was uncertain whether the player would feature in their FA Cup quarter-final against Swansea on Saturday.

The forward will also now not be fit for England during next week's worldwide break, with the Three Lions set to face Holland and Italy in friendlies.

That could have a huge bearing on Champions League qualification and Pochettino has refused to put a date on the return of his star striker, who is definitely out of England's forthcoming global friendlies.

"That for me is why people show frustration because they think we deserve trophies that we do not achieve".

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