‘I have a message’ – Nuno sends apology to Spurs fans after NLD defeat

Nuno Espirito Santo
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Nuno Espirito Santo has sent a message of apology to the Tottenham faithful after his side fell to a shocking 3-1 defeat away to Arsenal in the North London Derby. 

Thanks to goals from Emile Smith-Rowe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Bukayo Saka, the Gunners took a 3-0 lead ten minutes before even the half-time whistle had been blown.

Tottenham were second best all over the pitch, showing both defensive frailties and a lack of bite in the final third, despite the likes of Harry Kane and Heung-min Son playing.

Nuno was forced into two changes at half-time, with Oliver Skipp and Emerson Royal coming on for Dele Alli and Japhet Tanganga, while Bryan Gil impressed during a later cameo.

The Spurs head coach has now claimed that the fans deserve a lot better and he can only promise he will try to fix the problems in North London.

He said (Football London): “I have a message of – you are disappointed because today was a special day for all of us. We didn’t achieve the standards that our fans deserve every day. We will try to fix it. The only message I can say by words, after that it is only by work.”

Spurs Web Opinion:

Spurs fans don’t want messages and promises and more talk. They want to see a clear game plan on the pitch, a clear process, as well as effort and desire. That is the very least they deserve and Nuno is now under pressure to show it.

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