Tottenham’s on-field issues have been well documented this season, and it would be a fair comment that fans are split between blaming the manager and blaming the players. It’s academic to a point as neither camp of supporters is happy and the pressure to change is 100% on the club who have delivered an over-budget stadium …late. The expectation was enormous. You do not build a stadium of those dimensions and carry on, business as usual, or in our case, go backward.
According to Gabby Agbonlahor, the issue is with most of Tottenham’s back-line. It’s difficult to argue with the form Aston Villa man. Toby was also divisive under Pochettino, and he’s 32. Sanchez has spent a long time in N17 and still looks like a stranger in a strange land. Dier is a Magic 8 Ball and Rodon looks like he may make the grade, but this is a big step up from Swansea City.
This is not a Champions League grade back four.
Meanwhile, in downtown AntiJosé, it’s the manager’s fault for keeping chopping and changing…