Tuesday, 20 November, 2018

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino happy with squad despite no signings

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino happy with squad despite no signings Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino happy with squad despite no signings
Shannon Reynolds | 09 August, 2018, 22:43

The club were linked with a number of names, notably Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, for who they had a £25million bid rejected on Wednesday.

"The club made a massive effort to try and extend the contract of Harry Kane, just one example. We believe a lot in our players and there's no point now to say, why not repeat a similar season like past year or the season before, and with more experience".

"Of course it's hard to understand for people in football that Tottenham didn't sign or sell players, but sometimes in football you need to behave differently", he said in his press conference earlier today, as per The Mirror.

Mauricio Pochettino didn't manage to bring in any new signings this summer but the Tottenham manager expressed his delight at keeping his squad together with no key players leaving. But I am happy to keep all the squad together.

The England captain - who won the Golden Boot at the recent World Cup finals in Russian Federation with six goals - took part in the rainy session held at the Tottenham training ground in Enfield on Thursday. There is no point talking about players at another club.

"We have a lot of players". "Until the game finishes you can't say it is the end of the game but in four hours it will be hard to sign players". To keep our best players was our objective and goal and we have achieved that - at the moment, we will see what happens in the next 20 days in Europe. It's about if you really need them or not and then if you can get your target or not.

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Fred has been the only main addition to United's starting XI while the likes of Lee Grant and Diogo Dalot only add cover. While the Gunners have gotten some impressive business done over the summer, the Blues haven't had the same fortune.

"It's true our targets are always the same level as Manchester United, Manchester City or Real Madrid, but for different circumstances we can't achieve that".

Grealish is not the only high-profile player who will wake up today agonising over his future on the final day of the transfer window.

"We work to improve the squad but, when it is not possible, it is not possible, and we move on".

At a press conference hours before the transfer deadline the Argentinian all but confirmed there would be no signings, but declared himself happy with the situation and warned his players he expects them to feel the same way too.

With their new stadium now completed, their first game of the new Premier League season is away against Newcastle on Saturday afternoon.

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