In an interview with The London Evening Standard, Mauricio Pochettino has said he is not worried by the club’s lack of summer signings, even though he has spoken previously of the importance that the club to complete our business early in the transfer window.
However speaking ahead of our tour of the USA Pochettino promised we would venture into the market soon and he also said that the long-term deals signed by Harry Kane, Heung-min Son, Davinson Sanchez, Erik Lamela and Michel Vorm were the equivalent of five new signings.
The article goes on to say that this is the second season Spurs have travelled to the US for pre-season without any new signings and of the traditional Premier League Top Six, we are the only team not to have anyone new through the doors which has lead to a bit of unease amongst the Tottenham faithful.
Pochettino’s said on several occasions last season that he wanted the club the complete their transfer business early this summer with the Argentinian has blamed their slow starts to the season on last-minute signings and post season this year he urged Daniel Levy to “be brave, take risks and work in a different way”.
However, when asked if he was worried by Spurs’ lack of business, Pochettino said: “No. Like all season, we are focusing on trying to improve the team, developing our players and focusing on our players. That is most important.
“We’re working hard trying to improve the squad. It’s a market that has only started to move very quickly after the World Cup and then this season the transfer window closes on 9 August [before the start of the Premier League season].”
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