Mauricio Pochettino rallies Tottenham troops as he tackles 'toughest season'

Alan Smith predicts where Tottenham are going to finish

Pochettino vows to repay Spurs fans’ patience with wins

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jermaine Jenas has admitted that he fears Manchester United might come calling for Mauricio Pochettino sooner rather than later.

He even went as far as to apologise during his press conference today even though the building of the impressive new facility is some way off his remit.

Pochettino's men were already due to face Fulham at Wembley on Saturday, but will now also host Liverpool and Cardiff at the home of English football, where they played all of their home games last season. It was a crushing blow for the Spurs fans who had paid out for their season tickets and were understandably excited about getting to know their new home.

"For me it will be the toughest season and I think if we want success, we have to give more than our best", he told reporters.

"The day after the National Football League game maybe the pitch is not in the best condition, but we need to make the effort and try to play in the end because maybe to find another date will be hard".

"We feel it every day, that effort".

"Not having the stadium ready for the Liverpool match [on 15 September] is a massive disappointment for everyone".

Pochettino added he feels "so sorry" for everyone at the club over the situation, including the chairman, Daniel Levy. We hope we can finish all the work in that moment and start to play in our new home. We're going to try to reward them by winning games.

"We need to be all together". We need our fans to understand that it's a massive, huge project that will be [there] forever for them and the club. The first thing we can do is try to help, to be positive, to adapt ourselves, but now we're going to play at least two games more at Wembley, that is for sure. Of course I understand the problems about tickets and the money, I feel sorry for the fans.

"I try to be positive and not complain about things you can not change".

"We're a bit disappointed about Josh because he was injured in the summer and could not play one game or train with the first team through the whole preseason", Pochettino said.

"That is the only way we can act and repay the effort that they are doing for the club".

"If it is not possible to play in the new stadium of course it is (best) to find a way to play in Wembley, because I think to play in another place - three stadiums in one season - would be too much".

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