Dele Alli gets Tottenham off to a winning start against Newcastle

In Mauricio Pochettino’s native Argentina interest rates have been held at an emergency 40% since May and, the plummeting peso has prompted the government to request an emergency $50bn dollar loan from the International Monetary Fund.

It all rather makes the UK’s own travails seem a bit tame but has failed to prevent Tottenham’s manager saying he feels “sorry for the English people” as Brexit beckons. Warming to his theme, Pochettino subsequently blamed the leave vote for a fall in the pound which led to a rise in the costs of building the new White Hart Lane and precipitated the club’s failure to buy a single player during the transfer window.

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via Football | The Guardian

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