Published: Fri, October 13, 2017
Sport | By Wilson Duncan

Mauricio Pochettino: The "big difference" between Spurs and Manchester United

Mauricio Pochettino: The

However, they were no match for Kane as the Spurs super-star scored six goals in his four Premier League appearances last month to take his tally to 11 in just 9 games in all competitions.

Kane has established himself as one of football's most prolific strikers, winning back-to-back Premier League Golden Boots and his goals played a key role in helping Spurs to remain in the title race for the last two seasons.

Meanwhile, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola was named the Manager of the Month.

"I know Pep", Pochettino was quoted as saying by Goal, "When he's excited after an incredible win he struggles to keep his position and be a gentleman".

Pochettino admits that he did not "take it in a bad way" but acknowledged that those within the club may have been hurt by Guardiola's "unnecessary" words. "It was disrespectful for many", Pochettino said.

"It is hard to understand because he was part of the big success in Barcelona when it was Messi in his best". Maybe after the press conference he calls me.

Speaking ahead of his side's latest Premier League game against Bournemouth, Pochettino offered up this repost, as he argued Guardiola should have known better than to make that suggestion given the success he enjoyed working with a Barcelona team led by Lionel Messi.

Although Messi was Guardiola's key man, Barça wouldn't have been anywhere near as successful without the likes of Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Carles Puyol, Gerard Pique, Dani Alves and Victor Valdes playing in the same team.

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