Ange Postecoglou reveals which Premier League team he supported as a child, Tottenham fans won't like this
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Ange Postecoglou has revealed which Premier League team he supported as a child and it won't please Tottenham fans.
The Australian coach took over at the London Stadium in June and has guided Spurs to a brilliant start to the campaign, as they sit second in the Premier League table, level on points with Arsenal and Liverpool.
Speaking ahead of the fascinating clash, the 58-year-old told Gary Lineker that he had dreamed of getting into football management ever since he was young and admitted that he was inspired by one of England's biggest clubs.
"I was a massive Liverpool fan. I loved Bill Shankly, I loved the boot room, the whole story," Postecoglou
said on BBC's Football Focus.
When Lineker asked if he was still a Liverpool fan, the Spurs boss jokingly replied: "Well, I've taken the posters down mate, last week!"
Postecoglou added: "Liverpool in the '70s, when they played the whole possession stuff and really played football, it was a bit different, and it always attracted me down that road. That obviously influenced me."
While Tottenham fans may grimace at his comments, they will have to set aside their opinions for Sunday's heavyweight showdown, as Tottenham prepare to face an in-form Arsenal side.
Speaking ahead of the meeting at the Emirates, Postecoglou said: "In terms of the way we play, we're not changing, mate. We'll go out and scare the life out of them.
"If we shy away from it, don't play our football, manage to get a draw and survive the experience, what have we really learned? Apart from surviving 90 minutes of football? Nothing. We're going to go out and play our football."
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