Poyet delighted with Tottenham return

Gus Poyet is delighted to be back at Tottenham as new boss Juande Ramos' first team coach.

The former Spurs star told the club's website: "It's great to be back for various reasons. I know four or five players from my time here and I know most of the staff, so it's great. I've come back to a place where I really enjoyed my football for three years.

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"It was great to see all the players and talk to them. It was also important to see the quality of the team, and I know they are ready to work for Juande. We're looking forward to the first game."

Poyet joins Spurs having spent the last year working alongside Dennis Wise at Leeds United.

The pair had previously teamed up together at Swindon Town before their move north, and Poyet sees his experience as a coach in the lower leagues as invaluable.

He added: "I was always quite sure that I wanted to be a coach, especially after coming here as a player, and I worked at getting my coaching badges.

"I left football for about six months after I finished playing, but there was always a burning desire to get back into the game.

"The best way of doing this is coaching, and Dennis Wise gave me the chance, and he's a big part of why I'm back here today. I love coaching, and I want to stay doing this for as long as I can."

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