“Shameful” – Tottenham slammed for one “disgraceful” selection decision vs Manchester United

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is on the receiving end of a fair amount of abuse on Twitter tonight after starting Hugo Lloris as his captain against Manchester United.

Many fans are not at all impressed that the Spurs goalkeeper has retained his place and the armband after being charged for drink driving, as mentioned below in a tweet from Evening Standard reporter Dan Kilpatrick.

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The French shot-stopper is undoubtedly one of the finest in the Premier League in his position, having been a key player for Tottenham for many years now.

However, what kind of message does it send out that one can behave so recklessly, putting one’s own life and the lives of others in so much danger, and yet continue to lead one of the biggest clubs in the country?

It’s little surprise this has gone down so badly, with a number of supporters tweeting that it’s “shameful” and “disgraceful” that he’s continuing to play as club captain at Old Trafford this evening…

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