Sandro posts message after West Ham omission

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The Tottenham midfielder was eager not to be too disappointed at missing out at Upton Park.

Despite appearing in Tottenham's final two preseason friendlies, former Internacional star Sandro wasn't in the squad as they started their Premier League campaign against West Ham.

With rumours linked him with former Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas at Zenit Saint Petersburg, as well as a switch to Serie A side Napoli, his message after the club's 1-0 win could be a hint that he hasn't let his omission get him down too much.

Sandro struggled to regain his spot at White Hart Lane when Tim Sherwood was in charge, and it looks like Mauricio Pochettino prefers Frenchman Etienne Capoue in that midfield role, with the ex Toulouse man starting at Upton Park.

It is unclear just exactly why the Brazilian international felt the need to say "be happy", he could of course just be celebrating with everyone else connected to Spurs after the club's last minute win over rivals West Ham United.

He could also just be brushing off the fact he was dropped from the Tottenham squad for the match by adopting an optimistic attitude.

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Either way, the popular defensive midfielder looked content enough with his friends, and Spurs fans will be hoping he can rediscover his form and fitness to challenge for a first team role under new boss Pochettino.

Sandro missed the preseason tour of North America with a virus, and if he was to stay at the club it is likely he would feature during Thursday's Europa League game with AEL Limassol.

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