Mauricio Pochettino has given a more than broad hint Tottenham Hotspur may give West Ham United the break of all time, and rest Harry Kane.
“It was a massive effort at Bournemouth and today. It’s normal he’s a little tired. It will be no problem. Maybe yes [I will rest him on Wednesday]. We have game and then Manchester United and Real Madrid. It’s important to know he played two games with the national team before playing with Bournemouth. ‘Wednesday maybe he needs to rest.”
No matter how much this two bob blogger huffs and puffs, the domestic cups are officially devalued currency.
Poch has said as much and the priority for Spurs are the firstly the Premier League and secondly the Champions League.
Financially this is what Baldy would refer to as the sustainable model. The benefits of winning the FA cup or the League cup are almost totally psychological.
The coffers don’t really benefit and the notoriety is pretty parochial. My problem of course is that my support is hardwired to still believe that Spurs should be challenging for silverware, not bloody contract extensions or record numbers of hotdogs sold.
West Ham of course are in turmoil, 16th in the league and we have of course already beaten them at the Carpet Remnant World Arena.