Mauricio Pochettino believes the the full-back’s prime days were at White Hart Lane.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes Kyle Walker will prove he is a quality player at the Etihad stadium, but also claims his best days are in the past.
The England defender completed a record-breaking £50 million switch from Spurs to Manchester City, making him the most expensive defender in English football history.
Kyle Walker spent eight years with Tottenham and became one of the fans’ favourites. Despite the fact Pochettino is sure Walker will succeed under Guardiola, he also thinks that he struck a good bargain for Tottenham.
“He’s one of the best full-backs in England and Manchester City have paid a lot of money – £50 million – just like they have signed different players to try to get success in the future,” the Argentine said, according to Goal.Paiva says Felix would have done better at City or Barca George Patchias – Joao Felix would have become a better player at Manchester City or Barcelona according to former coach Renato Paiva.Renato Paiva was the prodigious Portuguese…
“But, for me, I think we have seen the best of Kyle with Tottenham.
“We helped him improve and learn. When you pay this type of amount for a player, it’s because he’s top and because you are at your best. Then it’s normal that he will succeed.
“It’s a big pressure because when you pay for some players, the pressure to perform as well in every game becomes greater.”
Meanwhile the Citizens parted ways with a number of defenders – Clichy, Sagna and Zabaleta all left the club while Monaco’s Benjamin Mendy arrived at Etihad.