Pep Guardiola Tottenham proved me wrong they're not the Harry Kane team

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"But maybe when we arrive to the new stadium in the future, we will be in the same project, or we are going to act the same as other teams are acting like Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal".

"It's the worst. My feeling, but it's the best start ever for the club in the Premier League".

"To play in Wembley, Milton Keynes - different circumstances, so we have to say "come on, if we are realistic, we need to celebrate the position we are in and receive praise for that" but it doesn't matter if we don't get praise".

No wonder Pochettino sounds battle tired and perhaps a little envious of the likes of Guardiola, Liverpool's Juergen Klopp, Chelsea's Mauricio Sarri and Arsenal's Unai Emery.

"Last season we did well in both games [winning both] but they've got a good manager and good players", said Guardiola.

However, Argentine coach Pochettino admitted though that he is still not sure if Alli will be ready to feature in his sides crunch fixture against Man City this Sunday at Wembley.

The ex-Southampton boss has now played down talk of a switch to Madrid, insisting he has heard nothing from Real and claiming he will be at Tottenham when they finally move into their new stadium in 2019. "What I think is (Tottenham chairman) Mr. (Daniel) Levy is not an easy guy to negotiate with".

"People said in that period, "City are going to win the Premier League" and in that game I realised, when I saw how physical they are, how good they are, how (they play) high press, how many good things they do - this is a team".

"I think, like a team, we still didn't win nothing", he said.

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"It's unusual because my feeling is the worst feeling I've had in the four a half years that I've been here", he said.

"For me Hugo is one of the best keepers in the world and he was man of the match against West Ham a few days before".

"I don't know, many things that happened in summer, many things that make myself not in my best mood or humour".

Guardiola took charge of City in 2016 and led them to a Premier League and Carabao Cup double last season, breaking records along the way.

"We have a lot of (other things to focus on) and you know very well when you are competing with sides like we are competing with in the Champions League and Premier League the most important thing is to fight with the same conditions. That we had 100 points is because we were focused on all the games".

Unfortunately, directly in front of Tottenham are City, who are arguably the best team in the country and have been for the past year.

Pep Guardiola admits he was wrong to refer to Tottenham as "the Harry Kane team".

"I think the most important thing ahead of the game is how we feel, how we prepare for the game".

"No, it wasn't the plan for us to be playing this game at Wembley but that's the reality now".

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