Pochettino hints at what is next for Tottenham after the Champions League final

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Tottenham Hotspur once found themselves in a three horse race for the Premier League along with Manchester City and Liverpool and at one stage even finding themselves in front of City in second place.

However, a poor string of results pushed them away from a potential title challenge to fighting for their place in the top four.

Not many football supporters would disagree with the fact that Liverpool and Manchester City have been in a different class to the other teams this season which has seen them amass an impressive 20-plus point gap between themselves and the chasing pack.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has given his opinion on whether the club can close the gap but highlighted that talks must be held with club officials to see whether there is an appetite to change the way the club operates.

He said: It is difficult to assess when you compare the points from City and Liverpool and the rest of the team it is massive. But the motivation in the last part of the season was massive, a different motivation to everyone else. They have an unbelievable squad to sustain competing at the same level. Different teams it was more difficult to keep this level. The idea is to improve every season, but that is part of my answer before. What is next for Tottenham, we need to discover after the final in Madrid, to talk and see how we are going to operate in the future? (Football.London)

Tottenham will have to spend in the summer to fight it out for the title next season if they want to close the gap on the top two.

Spurs Web Opinion:

This is a pivotal time in the club’s history of whether we will just become flash-in-the-pan Champions League finalists or whether Daniel Levy is prepared to back Mauricio Pochettino and take the club to the next level.

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  1. Poch is an ambitious man who also has his coaching staff to think of. If Levy had backed Poch the years Leicester and Chelsea won the League, we were clear of the blues at one stage, either one or both could have been ours. I think Levy does love the club, but is a money man. When the amazing BT-SKY deal came about, bringing all in the Prem 100 million plus a season, Levy prompted to go forward with the new Stadium. Amazing as it is, wouldn’t it have been nice to have waited another year or two, invested in top and experienced talent to give a fine squad the know-how Poch cannot bring on the pitch and gone forward to the new Stadium with massive pots? Perryman had Peters and Mullery, Steve along with Ardiles taught Hoddle etc. to add nous to a young side. Wouldn’t this have silenced the doubters? We all are absolutely over the moon with the Champions League Final and the new Stadium. Poch has stuck to his promise of seeing us into the new Stadium and achieved constant high finishes with his hands behind his back. It will hurt him to go as well as us, but go he will if Levy holds back any inferred promises. Levy will have names to bring on board if he wants to stay thrifty. It can all go south, an annoying Spurs habit. COYS!


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