Tottenham Hotspur currently find themselves in a promising position in the race for a top four spot, with the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea trailing behind.
The Lilywhites will be full of confidence heading into today’s Premier League fixture, after making it through to the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Next up for Spurs in the Premier League is a home fixture against Burnley. The Clarets managed to secure a vital three points against Brighton and Hove Albion last time out, so they’ll be looking to go one better later on today by picking up even more points at Wembley Stadium.
Therefore, with the top-four race in Tottenham’s hands, Pochettino can pile the pressure on Spurs’ rivals by unleashing these TWO stars today…
Dele Alli hasn’t been able to have that much of an impact on proceedings in the current campaign, despite producing four assists and bagging two goals.
But, he put in arguably one of his best performances in the white shirt in Spurs’ last Premier League outing, as the Englishman grabbed his 50th goal for the club and was head and shoulders above anyone else on the field.
Therefore, Pochettino will be desperate to see the 22-year-old replicate his last performance later on today against a Burnley side that have been vulnerable in defence this season.
Son Heung-min has was fantastic against the Foxes last time out as he filled in for Harry Kane, who could only make the substitutes’ bench at the King Power Stadium. The South Korean managed to find the back of the net with his weak foot and set up Dele Alli’s goal.
Indeed, the 26-year-old can be a real handful when he starts to build up ahead of steam, so Pochettino will be looking to deploy him in an attacking role once again in the hope that he can help secure them another three points.