Mauricio Pochettino ‘not happy’ with Giovani Lo Celso situation

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino, is reportedly unhappy with the call-up of Giovani Lo Celso to the latest Argentina squad.

Lo Celso, who joined Spurs in the summer, was injured during his last match with the national side in a friendly and missed over a month’s worth of games for his club.

In fact, the Argentine is still yet to start a match for the Lilywhites this season, being reduced to a number of appearances from the bench.

It felt as if Pochettino was building the midfielder up to his first debut earlier in the season, just before he picked up that knock on duty for Argentina.

With Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli underperforming, the last thing Pochettino will want is another injury to Lo Celso.

Juan Foyth was also called up to the Argentina squad, despite not appearing for Spurs at all so far this season.

Dan Kilpatrick claims that Poch is not happy:

Football London later quoted: “Being honest I am not happy, but I accept as I always defend the national team and back the decision of national team as I was a player and know what it feels to play. I can do nothing, only to show and describe my feelings.”

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  1. So, as it stands, for the past several months THFC has been paying Lo Celso and Foyth to play for their national side alone. I suppose we should be thankful that Argentina has overlooked selecting Lamela for the meantime (while he remains in good form).


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