Micky van de Ven has gushed in excess of ‘sweet guy’ Ange Postecoglou as he expressed his adore for the Tottenham boss’ strategies.
Spurs have attained praise for their desirable football at the get started of the season – a much cry from their drab defensive displays less than Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte.
The north Londoners had been anticipated to struggle this marketing campaign subsequent Harry Kane’s departure and the squad acquiring to get to grips with a new philosophy.
Nonetheless Spurs surface to have seamlessly got utilised to Postecoglou’s needs, resulting in an entertaining 2-2 draw away at Brentford ahead of outclassing Manchester United.
And Dutch defender Van de Ven, who joined Spurs before this month in a deal increasing to £43million, insists their good commence is all down to Postecoglou.
Crediting the ex-Celtic manager for turning the squad into a household, he also waxed lyrical around his male-administration expertise.
Talking to talkSPORT’s Jim White on his early impressions of the Australian, the 22-year-outdated stated: “He’s a pretty person.
“He is so excellent for all of us, he is quiet, but he is straight in with what he would like.
“He is obvious, anything is clear for everybody in the dressing room and every person in the team is aware what he has to do and what he is anticipating from us.
“He’s a sweet guy – a wonderful dude – but he is straight and he understands what he wants to be and what he expects from us in his way of actively playing.
“He has a fantastic vibe with absolutely everyone, he has a great relationship with anyone and I think all of the team enjoys him and we feel like one particular relatives and I believe that’s genuinely vital.”
And the ex-Wolfsburg star also thinks that Spurs can conclusion their trophy drought this season and acquire their piece of silverware due to the fact the League Cup in 2008.
Commenting on no matter whether Postecoglou can promptly replicate his Celtic good results at Tottenham, Van de Ven remarked: “Which is a likelihood.
“I assume how we perform now, every player in the workforce enjoys the way of enjoying under him, the way he thinks about soccer.
“We really feel each individual other and we know what he needs and we know what he expects from us.
“So we do what he wishes, and I think he also appears to be at how we consider about it, so it’s not only from just one way, but from equally approaches, and I imagine that will assistance the team and the manager also to produce anyone.”
And unsurprisingly, Van de Ven has declared that his conversation with Postecoglou convinced him to swap Germany for England.
He remarked: “I spoke with the manager, I think that is the most crucial aspect to make your selection.
“Of study course you can communicate with people from the club like the director, but he is not going to train you on the pitch, it can be the trainer who has to make you superior.
“You have to really like his fashion of play, how he would like to perform, you have to enjoy it, since if you don’t get the vibe, the feeling, the program I want to engage in, then it can be not going to function.
“So I talked with the coach and all the things in the meeting went well and I like the way of playing, so that created a definitely large decision for me to go to Tottenham.”
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