Tottenham supporters have been in high spirits in the Transfer Tavern in the last few hours after seeing their side book their place in the last 16 of the FA Cup courtesy of a 2-0 win over League Two outfit Newport County in a fourth round replay at Wembley on Wednesday.
Mauricio Pochettino’s men were fortunate to earn another chance at beating Michael Flynn’s side following a 1-1 draw at Rodney Parade last month, but went into Wednesday’s clash having beaten Manchester United and drawn with Liverpool in their previous Premier League outings. And Spurs were rarely in trouble at the national stadium on Wednesday as an own goal from Dan Butler as well as an Erik Lamela strike sealed a routine victory for the North London outfit, booking them a place in the fifth round where they will face Rochdale.
Thus, there have been many happy Tottenham fans in the Tavern in recent times, several of whom are hoping their team can continue their fine form when they host Arsenal in the North London derby on Saturday.
Manager Pochettino played a strong team against Newport on Wednesday night, one which included the return of centre-back Toby Alderweireld following a lengthy time out of the side through injury.
The Belgium international was hauled off against Real Madrid back in November with a hamstring problem and has been out of the side ever since, missing a total of 16 Premier League matches, as well as their final two Champions League group games.
Nonetheless, the defender returned to first team action against Flynn’s side last night, and many Spurs fans took to Twitter with a big message for the 28-year-old…
Toby, sign the ting bro
— Pochitivity (@Pochitivity) February 7, 2018
We love you Toby Please sign for life!!!
— To Dare Is To Do (@2_Dare_Is_To_Do) February 7, 2018
Sign da ting
— Nicole Tizzard COYS (@nicoletizzard) February 7, 2018
Sign a new contract PLEEEEEAAAAAAAASSSEEEEEE!!!
— Jason Marquis (@thebigjase) February 7, 2018
That was brilliant and now you can sign that contract
— H Zand (@Kengo61) February 7, 2018
Now sign a new contract when the ceiling rises in June and become a revered Tottenham legend!
— Philip Carney (@PhilipCarney18) February 7, 2018
Please sign a new contract. Never leave.
— Andy Perry (@andyperry79) February 8, 2018
Sign up toby#coys
— matt marshall (@mattmarsh90) February 7, 2018
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