In my opinion, this has been a pretty poor transfer window for Tottenham, regardless of who they manage to sign in the dying hours.
Spurs finished in the top four and made the Champions League Final last season. They have a great squad, one of the best managers in the world, and the stadium is now open.
Many expected the Lilywhites to push on and invest ambitiously this window to bridge the gap to City and Liverpool in order to challenge for the title.
However, so far, that simply has not happened.
Sure, Spurs broke their transfer record to sign Tanguy Ndombele, but that was essentially just a long-term Mousa Dembele replacement six months late.
Reports suggest that Spurs could still buy Lo Celso or Fernandes this window, but only if Eriksen is sold (Standard and Diario de Sevilla) So, yet again, money being spent but only with a first-team player going the other way.
This screams of Tottenham just standing still and showing no ambition. Especially when you look at the fact that Trippier was sold without bringing in a replacement and Toby and Jan both have just one year remaining on their current deals. Again, no replacements.
Even if Spurs pull off Lo Celso/Fernandes, and even Sessegnon in the next couple of days, I am still underwhelmed by the progress this summer.
If Spurs don’t get behind the manager very soon, Pochettino walking is the only outcome I see.
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