Happy Monday to everyone, especially Giovani Lo Celso.
Well, a win’s a win, right?
It’s been quite a week for Spurs. From the defeat at Sheffield United, to Hugo and Sonny fighting each-other, we’ve just about seen it all.
Right, let’s chat…
It wasn’t pretty, but Spurs have won a football match folks.
Last night was the epitome of 10th vs 11th with a few games to go, wasn’t it? The fast free-flowing football we’ve come to adore over the last few years is just a distant memory now.
That being said, we really needed it. Everton have been quite the outfit since Carlo Ancelotti arrived, and picking up three points against those around us really is vital.
It will be interesting to see if this style under Mourinho will be long-term, or if it was simply a reaction to last week’s defeat. With a summer ahead to mould the team as he wishes, let’s hope it’s short-lived.
HUGO VS SONNY
We can’t not talk about it, can we?
I’ve got to admit, initially I wasn’t too happy from what I saw between the pair last night, largely because it came from our captain. Personally, it was something for the dressing room, and not in full view of the world in an already troublesome week.
That being said, after taking some time to think it through, I changed my mind. With Lloris and Mourinho both saying after the game that it’s the behaviour the players should be demanding from each-other, I came around.
Let’s not make a habit of weekly scraps though lads, yeah?
SORRY SHEFFIELD DISPLAY
Much like the Hugo vs Sonny fight, we have to address the elephant in the room.
It’s a funny old game, football. Last week I couldn’t have been more disillusioned with Spurs. Yet here we are five days later suddenly optimistic again.
Don’t get me wrong, last Thursday was appalling. Yes the Moura incident changed the game, but as Mourinho said at the time, a group of internationals as experienced as ours had to react in a better way than they did.
It will be interesting to see how many of this bunch survive the summer. Despite Jose expressing his happiness with the squad back in November, I can’t imagine his opinion is the same nowadays.
As I sat watching us last night, something hit me. Who on earth do we sign in this market to fix us?
Without Champions League football, and with the potential for some high profile departures in the next few months, joining Spurs is perhaps the least attractive it’s been for about five years.
That being said, it’s hard not to overlook the new stadium and of course Mourinho. But, with finances being stretched because of the impact of COVID-19, targets we once had may no longer be on the list.
Grealish? I can’t see it happening. Aarons? Not good enough for me. Cavani? Don’t get me started.