A serious look at Mauricio Pochettino

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    lambnchips New Member

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    If Trippier is off, to Italy I've read rumours of, who are we replacing him with because it aint Aurier.
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    If you're gunna leave a top 4 prem club, imo it has to be for another prem club or la liga, maybe Bundesliga .. Serie A would be a waste of his time. Pensioners league.

    So do I !!!
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    Ban Full Member

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    You know that how?
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    redshaw Full Member

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    I doubt Poch would go to Juve.

    I suppose if he finds out the next Spurs chapter he wants is not happening then Juve is not a bad place to go but they've won 8 consecutive titles. Would be a hollow league win and boils down to seven ties.
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    InLevyITrust Full Member

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    He doesn’t.
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    InLevyITrust Full Member

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    I’d say IF money is going to be spent it will be on a LB, RB and CM. I know a LB and RB id want both from the PL.
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    Ban Full Member

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    Most probably.
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    Dominos Full Member

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    Well that's not Wenger's version of events..

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    nore1975 Full Member

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    Has done a fantastic job at Tottenham. Has wheeled and dealed fantastically well. Yes he has made dud buys (Janssen, N'Jie) etc but on the whole has done a remarkable job overhauling the squad left to him by AVB and Tim Sherwood. Reaching a Champions League Cup Final is remarkable.
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    InLevyITrust Full Member

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    Why would banks dictate what a club could spend on wages?
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    MagicKarpet New Member

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    Ivan Gazidis literally came out and said they had £191m cash reserves in 2016, there was money to spend at Arsenal.
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    Scroto Baggins Full Member

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    Probably that young kid Walker Peters, Spurs like cheap, he is free, you dont get much cheaper. Levy will be virtually salivating over the savings he will make not having to invest in a RB.
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    I don't think he is ready/good enough to be our main RB - if Trippier leaves (please god) then we would 100% replace him with a new signing.
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    Scroto Baggins Full Member

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    You are a Tottenham fan, you would think by now you would be aware how Levy operates. You may sign a RB in the final 5mins of the transfer window, but probably not, but hey Walker Peters was free.

    Poch will have to replace Eriksen and Alderweireld, as I see both departing, and your midfield needs serious investment. There is still a little value to be squeezed out of the xfer market, but it is not like it once was.
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    MagicKarpet New Member

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    On the contrary, there was money available last summer to purchase players but Poch chose not to spend it - I've heard this from so many different sources now there has to be some truth in it, I think he trusted the squad and doesn't want to bring in average players just to fill holes.

    This summer is make or break for Spurs mind you, absolute crossroads now, need to spend some money and make a statement come the summer.
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    balaks Full Member

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    You may well be right but I HOPE that we will spend a fair wack this summer - especially if we win the CL - would be the best possible time to try and attract some quality players.
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    Scroto Baggins Full Member

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    I agree, I hope you spend big, carpe diem, etc etc. But we are talking about Levy here. The world could be ending in a months time from an asteroid the size of Alaska hitting the Earth and he would still be balancing his chequebook. Cant spend more than you earn you know kiddies!
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    balaks Full Member

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    This time it's different(tm)
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    I'm not sure, I assume it was part of a loan agreement to ensure they could pay off the debt?

    2016 is 10 years after they moved stadiums. How much did they have in the barren years? Also I'm under the impression companies keep cash reserves for emergency unplanned costs, it's not all available to be thrown around in the transfer market.

    In fairness, TV revenue etc. has gone through the roof recently compared to 2006 - so I assume Spurs will be in a better position than Arsenal. It's still very surprising that they'd have a lot of money to spend.
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    Rather than spend money on new players, i think pochettino wants the club to start paying the top wages that would allow them to keep the likes of Eriksen, Toby, Alli, Kane, etc...
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    SquishyMcSquish Full Member

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    He should want (and receive) both.

    Time for Levy to throw the full backing of the club behind him.
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    Poch: a case of management being given too much credit. Kane, Ali et al. are quality I’m not convinced as a result of poch
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    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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    I think our position is somewhat different because:

    * We've been making very big profits - which obviously helps financially. This is partly because our wages-to-turnover ratio is the lowest in the Prem.
    * Our new stadium will be a bigger money-spinner than the Emirates - not least because it's multi-purpose and will be in frequent use outside of football matches.
    * For years already we've spent very little in net terms on transfers (saving up for the stadium costs), so whatever spending comes next will be less austere than what we've already been used to.
    * Our income has sky-rocketed over the last couple of years - to the point where soon it will exceed that of Arsenal.
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    Sky1981 Fending off the urge

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    We're talking about 200m kitty perseason and 300k per week region budget.

    How much would your new stadium bring? Would a 20k more fans brings in substantially bigger profit? We're not talking this year alone but 10 yesrs from now when your golden generations fades and you're forced to buy big.
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    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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    Well, you may be talking about £200m transfer budget per season and 300k per week wages, but I'm not and nor will Spurs be.

    An average net spend of £200m per year on transfers would be wildly unsustainable for any club unless sugar-daddy funded. Even United have spent less than half that amount per season on average over the last 5 years, despite their big spending spree.