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Mauricio Pochettino: 'Tottenham Hotspur blessed with attacking options'

Pochettino: 'No direct replacement for Kane'
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Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino claims that a number of different players are capable of replacing the injured Harry Kane.

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has said that he can turn to a number of players to replace the injured Harry Kane.

The club's top goalscorer faces at least a month on the sidelines after sustaining ankle ligament damage in the 4-1 victory over Bournemouth last weekend.

However, Pochettino has acknowledged that he is happy with the club's strength in depth in the final third, and admits that he has a number of options to choose from ahead of Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final tie at Swansea City.

At a press conference, the 46-year-old told reporters: "I think we have different players that can play in that position. Dele Alli, [Erik} Lamela, Son [Heung-min], [Fernando] Llorente, Lucas Moura.

"For me most important is how you are going to use the same in every single game, trying to defeat the different tactics that the opponent is going to use. But I think we have quality enough and different alternatives we can use. Now I need to be right, picking what is going to be the best for every single game when Harry is out."

Pochettino has admitted that he is placing extra focus on the FA Cup after the club's exit from the Champions League.


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Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane sits injured during the Premier League game at Bournemouth on March 11, 2018
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27212474205465
2Liverpool26205159154465
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs26200654252960
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd26156552351751
5Arsenal26155653371650
6Chelsea26155645291650
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2611693433139
8Watford2610793434037
9Everton2796123639-333
10West Ham UnitedWest Ham2696113239-733
11Bournemouth26103133747-1033
12Leicester CityLeicester2695123134-332
13Crystal Palace2676132734-727
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2676132839-1127
15Burnley2676132947-1827
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2667132234-1225
17Cardiff CityCardiff2674152447-2325
18Southampton2659122844-1624
19Fulham2645172558-3317
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2625191448-3411

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