Pochettino happy with Spurs squad despite no signings

Ruben Hill
October 19, 2018

Midfielders Christian Eriksen and Mousa Dembele are fit again but Dele Alli, Danny Rose and Jan Vertonghen are still missing. Jan Vertonghen is a little bit longer. 'It is so important to have almost all the squad fit to compete and give us options to rotate and share the games'.

'This will be a tough month of competition for us, ' said Pochettino.

"We have seven games in one month, in four weeks, and it's so important to have all fit to compete and to give the level that we want".

According to a recent report of a meeting between Daniel Levy and the Supporters Trust, it was revealed that manager Mauricio Pochettino isn't a big fan of signing players for the sake of it.

"Look I told you from day one I am never going to charge the walls of my boss".

The Spurs boss has already identified the three men he wants to bring to the club, and if he manages to sign them all, he could need to outlay around £100m in total.

'We tried to sign players but we could not achieve what we need or what we want'.

Tottenham have made their best ever start to a Premier League campaign with six wins from their opening eight games despite failing to make a single addition to their squad this summer.

"There are a lot of games ahead and it's so important to have almost all the squad fit to compete and play and to give options to rotate and share the games because it will be tough, the months we have ahead".

"I was happy and am happy with the squad that I have, we have no regrets".

"When we started the season with three games that we won, and we were at the top of the table, people were talking in a different way: 'Oh how clever Tottenham are, because they keep all the squad from last season'".

In contrast to Spurs' quiet summer, London rivals West Ham spent £100 million on nine players.

Mauricio Pochettino is expecting to lose the likes of Toby Alderweireld, Danny Rose and Moussa Dembele, if not in January, then at the end of the season, and he knows he needs to replace the trio. "In England you have teams like Fulham who spend more than West Ham".

"It is normal when a club like Tottenham is spending the type of money it's spending on a new stadium, to have the possibility to spend the same money that another club.I don't want to say names.it's like we are in the same race but we have completely different vehicles".

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