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Pochettino insists Spurs will not collapse again in bid for Champions League return

Date Posted,March 31, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino says his battled-hardened Spurs team will not collapse again in their bid to return to the Champions League.

The Argentine whose title-chasers were pipped for second by Arsenal last year, said: “We thought too much about the summer, the Euros, everything else and we lost a little bit of focus. Now the focus is to keep fighting.”

Spurs go to Burnley on Saturday 10 points behind leaders Chelsea and two points ahead of third-placed Manchester City.

Last season Pochettino’s men picked up just two points from their final four games of the campaign.

The Argentine will be without star man Harry Kane (Photo: Action Images via Reuters)
Dele Alli celebrates scoring with Mauricio Pochettino
Dele Alli will shoulder more goal-scoring burden (Photo: REUTERS)

They were held by West Brom and Chelsea, beaten at home by Southampton and crushed away to already-relegated Newcastle in their final four games of last season.

But Pochettino maintains he has toughened up his young side and that they are now no longer a soft touch.

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