Former Spurs manager claims club have offered players to Pochettino

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham became the only club in Europe’s top five leagues to not make any additions to the squad last summer.

Despite the fact that the team has performed admirably so far and find themselves in the third position in the Premier League table and in the last 16 of the Champions League.

However, the team has had more than its fair share of injuries recently which was a contributing factor in Spurs getting knocked out of both domestic cup competitions within a period of four days.

Despite injuries to the likes of Harry Kane and Dele Alli, Spurs are yet to sign a player this January. Pochettino recently confirmed that the club are trying to get players in before the end of the month.

However, former Spurs manager Harry Redknapp has suggested that Pochettino might not want any additions to the squad. The 71-year-old said that while the club are offering players to Pochettino, the Argentine is happy with what he has got at the moment.

Speaking to Talksport’s Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, Redknapp said, “I don’t think Poch wants anyone. He’s not been desperate. People tell me they [the club] have come up with players but he likes a small squad and he’s happy. He feels like he’s got players there who can come in.”

Redknapp who guided Spurs to two top four finishes during his tenure at White Hart Lane, also suggested that Spurs’ squad is pretty strong and that it is hard to find players who would improve the squad.

He added, “Harry Kane is irreplaceable, obviously, but he’s lost very key players, you take three players like that out of any team Erik Lamela and Lucas Moura have come in, there are not exactly fools, these are players that cost £20m or £30m, they are not cheap players.”

“You would have still thought there is enough cover there to pick up a couple of more results, though.”

“It’s difficult to replace people – where are you going to find a top class player who is going to come in for just four and five weeks, but when Harry Kane is back fit you’ll be on the bench? It’s very difficult to find somebody.”

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