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9th Apr, 2017 | 8:31pm

Sky Sports pundit: This Tottenham ace deserves most credit (not Alli or Kane)

By Dominic Toner

Niall Quinn believes that manager Mauricio Pochettino deserves the most credit for Tottenham’s progression during the past couple of seasons.

The Argentinian boss has become a crucial part of Spurs’ success at White Hart Lane this season and has managed to build a formidable squad.

The north London club finished third-placed in the Premier League table last season after challenging Leicester for the title.

They are now competing for the league crown once again with leaders Chelsea and have a seven-point deficit to make up.

Spurs have a number of talented individuals in their squad, including the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Hugo Lloris and Toby Alderweireld.

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Sky Sports pundit Quinn has highlighted Pocehttino as the main driving force behind the club’s success and feels he has built a very strong squad.

“Their manager deserves most of the credit,” Quinn told Sky Sports. “Dele Alli makes it look easy, you’ve got the goals of Harry Kane but when you’ve got Kieran Trippier coming in and playing like he did against Watford and when you look at other players in the team, and the defence he has, he’s put a crack team together.”

Spurs have been transformed into one of the most exciting teams in England and Pochettino has a strong English core at the heart of their success.

England internationals Kyle Walker, Eric Dier, Danny Rose, Alli and Kane have all been integral to their side in the last two seasons.

Meanwhile, the likes of Jan Vertonghen, Mousa Dembele and Christian Eriksen have been consistent performers in the side.

In other Tottenham news, Martin Keown believes Spurs must keep hold of their senior man.

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