Sport Poch: Spurs lack financial might

11:52  13 october  2017
11:52  13 october  2017 Source:   Sky Sports

Fitness boost for Tottenham as Lamela and Rose return to training

  Fitness boost for Tottenham as Lamela and Rose return to training Tottenham could soon be boosted by the returns of the long-term injury casualties, who are finally on the road to recoveryErik Lamela and Danny Rose returned to first-team training at Tottenham on Wednesday as they increase their respective rehab workloads.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted that Spurs cannot compete with the two Manchester clubs, who are level on points at the top of the Premier League, in the transfer market. Pochettino's side face struggling Bournemouth at Wembley on Saturday

― Reuters picLONDON, Oct 13 ― Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted that Spurs cannot compete with the two Manchester The top two both spent heavily during the recent transfer window and Pochettino concedes the financial strength of City and United means teams like

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has acknowledged that Spurs will struggle to compete with the financial power of the two Manchester clubs.

The north London club trail Premier League leaders Manchester City and second-placed Manchester United by five points and will face Bournemouth at Wembley on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho both spent heavily during the summer transfer window, City brought in three full-backs for a near £130m while United spent heavily to bring in Romelu Lukaku from Everton, and Pochettino admits Spurs will continue to adopt a different transfer policy.

Fitness boost for Tottenham as Lamela and Rose return to training

  Fitness boost for Tottenham as Lamela and Rose return to training Tottenham could soon be boosted by the returns of the long-term injury casualties, who are finally on the road to recoveryErik Lamela and Danny Rose returned to first-team training at Tottenham on Wednesday as they increase their respective rehab workloads.

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted that Spurs cannot compete with the two Manchester clubs, who are level on points at The top two both spent heavily during the recent transfer window and Pochettino concedes the financial strength of City and United means teams like

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino admits that Spurs cannot compete with the two Manchester clubs financially . The top two both spent heavily during the recent transfer window and Pochettino concedes the financial strength of City and United means teams like Tottenham are

"The difference these days between clubs in the Premier League is that there are clubs, like City and United, who sign who they want and when they want," the Argentinian manager told beIN Sports.

"Then there are big teams, like us, who sign when we can and who we can. It's the big difference today."

Pochettino's main signings came in defensive positions with the arrivals of Davinson Sanchez and Serge Aurier while Fernando Llorente arrived on transfer deadline day for £12m but the Spanish international is yet to score for his new club.

Tottenham continue to rely on the goals from England's Harry Kane, the Ballon d'Or nominee has scored 15 in his last 10 games for club and country, but will need to improve their record at their temporary home if they are to mount a title challenge like last season.

Pochettino has seen his side claim a mere two points from their three opening fixtures in the Premier League.

However, last season's runners-up maintained their flawless record on the road prior to the international break with a convincing 4-0 victory over Huddersfield.

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