Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino uses Alonso, F1 analogy

Janssen was not given a squad number by Tottenham this season

Janssen was not given a squad number by Tottenham this season

Specifically, Pochettino pointed to F1 champion Lewis Hamilton, victor of four of the last five titles with Mercedes, and compared him to 17-year veteran Fernando Alonso, a two-time Formula One champion who has struggled of late driving for McLaren.

According to the report by Express UK, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has told Maurizio Sarri that he will be fired if he fails to finish among the top four at the end of the season. Mauricio Pochettino was beginning to stare an injury crisis in the face before the timely return of Son to the side following the South Korean international's involvement in the Asian Cup.

For a long period it seemed Craig Cathcart's messy opener would give the Hornets a famous Wembley win, but Spurs produced more drama in the final exchanges.

It will take some effort for Tottenham to claim a maiden Premier League title given the fact they have lost six games so far.

But Son struck late on to end the Magpies' three-game unbeaten run.

Prior to the establishment of the Premiership, the club had last won the First Division in 1960/61, in fact doing the double that season by winning the FA Cup also.

The Magpies have added Paraguayan global Miguel Almirón from Atlanta United for a club-record fee believed to be in the region of twenty-one million pounds as well as Monaco defender, Antonio Barreca, on loan until the end of the season. Now I feel every game, I feel much better. "We will see what happens in the future". I am a player who feels really good when I play but it's really hard when you don't play - mentally, everything.

And Son admits events back in England "hurt" him. A perfectly executed set piece that resulted in Michail Antonio's equalizer was almost followed minutes later by another one, only for Declan Rice to direct his clear header wide of the upper 90. The Argentine has done an excellent job at Tottenham and at Southampton previously, establishing himself as one of the most sought-after managers in the game now.

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