Sunday, 21 October, 2018

Pochettino reacts to latest Bale to Spurs transfer rumours

Paulo Gazzaniga of Tottenham Hotspur during pre season training at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre Mauricio Pochettino unsure if Spurs will make any signings before window closes
Cary Erickson | 09 August, 2018, 00:40

And Pochettino laughed off suggestions the forward could be brought back to Spurs before the start of the 2018-19 Premier League season, although he is hoping new signings will be made before the August 9 deadline.

For one night, thousands of soccer fans traded their Minnesota United jerseys to cheer for some of the best players in the world, as England's Tottenham Hotspur faced Italy's AC Milan in the International Champions Cup.

"But then you see boys (born in) 2000 or 2001, or in 1997 and 1998, who are great talents and they are given the opportunity to play, and show that they can do so at a high level".

"Of course we are going to compete with big sides and they are doing a lot of business", he stated.

"Levy time" and "getting Levy'd" are well-known and affectionate phrases in the Tottenham vernacular, and when the club's supporters enter their new home for the first time in September they will surely be full of praise for their chairman's efforts. He clearly identifies targets, works to get them, and we are no different to other clubs in not necessarily being able to acquire who might be top of your list for whatever reason. I think Daniel has been quite clear on this but we have always operated on a fairly prudent basis.

Legend England bowler smashed by golf ball … by himself!
Luckily, no major damage was caused as Stuart Broad, who was also present at the venue, recorded the entire incident. After completing the Test match on the fourth day, the England players were given an off day yesterday.

"Last season I told you some numbers, but this season we don't know", Pochettino said before his side's final friendly of their United States tour against Milan. But we need to help some players because after the World Cup, minimum 20 days they need to rest and stop thinking about football.

"Football is about energy, about desire, about respect for yourself and your team-mates, being professional". But I do think it'll be a close call.

'They behaved very well on and off the pitch, ' he said.

Spurs held on to take a 1-0 victory that puts them on top of the table with seven points having played their three matches.

Many of them feel that he has no future at the club, is well below the standard of the players he is competing with for a first-team place and his goals in America may serve only to raise his price once Spurs decide to sell him. They're very confident coming into the tour, all of them.