Ange Postecoglou insists he's enjoying having to face Manchester City amid Tottenham's injury crisis.
The Spurs boss has been dealt a tricky hand in recent weeks, going from a record-breaking start to his time in the Premier League to losing three games in a row and missing star players.
James Maddison and Micky van de Ven are among the key personnel on the sidelines.
But despite having the terrifying task of facing reigning Premier League and Champions League winners Manchester City amidst an injury crisis this weekend, Postecoglou insists he's going to keep his players implementing the same philosophies he's been drilling in all season.
«I'm sure the players are thinking 'is this really going to work against Man City?' And those are justifiable questions that they need to ask,» Postecoglou explained.
«My role is to show them that this is still the way forward for us as a group. If we're ever going to bridge that gap to being a successful side, we have to believe in the football we want to play.
»Even though the last few results haven't been great, I don't think the players have felt like they struggled out there.
«They still felt there were parts of the game when we were dominant, so they can see when we're on it and we're doing things right, even with so many absences, we're still a very good football team. I don't feel like it's at a point where I'm losing people.»
Postecoglou highlighted Man City boss Pep Guardiola's start to life at the Etihad as a reason to sticking to his convictions.
He said: «There are plenty of coaches that coach very differently to me, but they're at that club for four or five years and they have that success. That's what I'm talking about with a plan.
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