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​Tottenham boss claims he didn't foul Michael Owen in 2002 World Cup

After Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger claimed English players are becoming "masters" of diving, Tottenham counterpart Mauricio Pochettino has had his say in his briefing ahead of the north London derby.

When asked if English fans are sensitive to diving, he responded: "I am honest always. In 2002 my vision about English football. I didn't touch Michael Owen and he dived.

"Today we are so sensitive. I like to treat the sense of football.

Football for me is being creative. To try to not cheat but trick the opponent in a good way.

"Let's not be focused on one country. I love the diversity. You can find it in England or Spain a different type of player."

Ian Ferris
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