Sport Poch: Spurs lack financial might

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

Pochettino did not like me at first, reveals Alli

  Pochettino did not like me at first, reveals Alli Dele Alli has been a revelation since joining Tottenham, but coach Mauricio Pochettino was not always his biggest fan.Tottenham star Dele Alli has revealed that coach Mauricio Pochettino did not him when he first joined from MK Dons, but now the Argentine "loves" him.

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.

Pochettino did not like me at first, reveals Alli

  Pochettino did not like me at first, reveals Alli The England midfielder has been a massive hit at Tottenham since his move from MK Dons, but has had to overcome reservations from his own managerTottenham star Dele Alli has claimed that coach Mauricio Pochettino did not like him when he first joined from MK Dons, but insists that the Argentine now "loves" him.

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.

LaMarcus Aldridge in contract extension talks with Spurs, report says .
Aldridge signed a four-year contract worth $80 million with San Antonio in July 2015 after spending the previous nine seasons in Portland. With $21.4 million remaining on his deal, he is eligible to exercise an opt-out option in his contract for the 2018-19 season and become a free agent if an agreement is not reached by the 11:59 deadline Monday.Should a negotiation be made by midnight, Aldridge would be able to opt into the $22.3 million player option on his 2018-19 contract and extend his deal for a maximum of three more years.Aldridge, 32, was selected by the Bulls with the No.

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