Mauricio Pochettino was in good spirits during his weekly Premier League press conference ahead of Saturday’s meeting with Cardiff City, mainly because it was Tottenham assistant manager Jesus Perez’s birthday.

The Spurs boss even serenaded Perez – with a little help from his phone – on his special day.

Things eventually got serious as Pochettino answered questions about Jan Vertonghen’s injury.

The Argentinian wasn’t too pleased with Roberto Martinez after the Belgium coach gave a premature diagnosis on Vertonghen’s hamstring problem, but it does sound like the defender will be out for a few weeks.

Watch the press conference in full below.



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