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Tottenham have room for improvement in attack Postecoglou says

Tottenham Hotspur are top of the Premier League table, but manager Ange Postecoglou believes there is room for improvement in his team’s offensive capabilities.

Spurs have experienced a remarkable resurgence since Postecoglou’s appointment earlier this summer.

They have claimed the pole position in the league and boast a two-point lead over reigning champions Manchester City.

They have conceded fewer goals than any other team apart from City, while their attacking players have been prolific.

Speaking ahead of their upcoming fixture against Crystal Palace, Postecoglou acknowledged his team’s defensive excellence.

He said (via The Athletic): “There are areas where we are already very good, particularly around the defensive side of the game. I think we’ve been excellent there – really consistent.”

However, the Australian tactician identified the key area for growth, adding: “I still think our main growth will come in the attacking side of the game. 

“I still think particularly in the front third, a lot of our movements are still not natural and fluent like we want them to be, which isn’t surprising.”

Despite the room for improvement, the Spurs boss commended the quality within his attacking lineup, attributing their ability to find the back of the net to their exceptional talent. 

“But what is getting us the goals is that we have great quality up there, which is contributing to that. But I still think the biggest growth for us will be in our attacking side of the game.”

Tottenham take on Palace tomorrow, looking to consolidate their spot at the top of the table.

Postecoglou confirmed that Destiny Udogie will be assessed before he decides whether he will play after being substituted in Spurs’ last match.

Pape Matar Sarr is also back to action after an early substitution in that game. Yves Bissouma is available for selection after serving his one-match suspension against Fulham

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