Tottenham transfer news: Mauricio Pochettino reveals he does not have final say on targets

Spurs are looking to rebuild after suffering defeat to Liverpool in the Champions League

Jack Rathborn
Saturday 29 June 2019 14:55
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Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he does not have a final say on Tottenham Hotspur’s transfer targets.

The Argentine guided Spurs to the Champions League final last term, despite failing to sign a player in the previous two transfer windows.

And Pochettino has admitted he looks on in envy of Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp due to their increased control over transfers.

“At Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal, there’s not the freedom that Pep [Guardiola] and [Jurgen] Klopp have at Manchester City and Liverpool,” Pochettino told Spanish broadcaster TV3.

“Pep has total control of the plan at City. It’s a different model at Tottenham and other clubs.

“Selling players, deciding and offering contracts, buying players – it depends solely on the manager, in the case of Pep or Klopp.

“Things aren’t the same at other clubs [like Tottenham].”

Pochettino admits he does not have a final say on transfers

Spurs are expected to make their first signing since January 2018 with Jack Clarke set to arrive from Leeds.

The 18-year-old will cost £10m and has already completed his medical.

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