Ledley King shared his insights into the transformational impact of Ange Postecoglou as the club’s new manager. King’s words shed light on the positive atmosphere surrounding the team’s training sessions and Postecoglou’s impressive start at the helm of the North London club.
Under Postecoglou’s leadership, Tottenham has seen a remarkable change in their performance, with the team yet to face a Premier League defeat. Currently occupying the fourth spot in the league table, the Australian manager has rejuvenated the squad’s style of play, leaving a lasting impression on both the players and fans.
King, a respected figure in the world of football, had the following to say about Postecoglou: “He’s great. He’s just straightforward, he’s a proper footballing man.” King’s description of Postecoglou reflects the manager’s no-nonsense approach and deep understanding of the game.
The former Spurs defender had the privilege of meeting Postecoglou for the first time during the preseason, and he was immediately struck by the manager’s character. King praised Postecoglou’s ability to swiftly introduce a new system to the squad. “The first game in preseason, we actually lost to West Ham, but in terms of the possession and the chances we created, it was such a difference just in the first game,” King explained.
One of the remarkable aspects of Postecoglou’s tenure has been his ability to instill a sense of enjoyment in the training sessions. King noted that Tottenham’s players have embraced Postecoglou’s work at Hotspur Way. He quoted, “I know the players love training; they’re enjoying it. I know Ange has said he wants training to feel like when you were kids. How refreshing is that?”
The emphasis on a return to the joy of playing football resonates with players and fans alike. It reflects a commitment to developing a positive and vibrant culture within the club, which can be instrumental in achieving long-term success.
Furthermore, King believes that Postecoglou is a perfect fit for the football club, aligning with Tottenham’s tradition of attractive football and talented players. King expressed, “He’s a great fit for the football club. We’ve always been a team that has attractive players, attractive style of football, and I think he encourages that.”
Ange Postecoglou’s journey at Tottenham Hotspur has just begun, but the early signs are promising. Ledley King’s endorsement of the manager’s approach and the positive vibes emanating from the training ground bode well for the club’s future under Postecoglou’s guidance. Spurs fans have reasons to be optimistic about the exciting brand of football that is taking shape under the Australian manager.