And despite Hawthorns chairman Jeremy Peace insisting the 22 year-old is not for sale Spurs are ready to test West Brom’s resolve again with a second bid.
“People will speak about how we need offensive players but we need to be more consistent because we conceded a lot of goals last season“, he said.
He will be eager to score his first Premier League goal of the season against Leicester.
Pochettino is slowly but surely clearing the decks for new signings, with West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino reportedly his main target.
Spurs have already signed Kieran Trippier, Kevin Wimmer, Toby Alderweireld and Clinton N’Jie this summer but three more faces could be set to arrive in the next week.
“Always we talk about 10 games”, added the former Southampton and Espanyol boss.
“I promise you: if we want to bring a player they want to come, but we need to bring the right profile for us”. “Our situation is good“.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino will reportedly stick with the same side that drew with Stoke City last week, meaning Eric Dier will continue in midfield, according to the Guardian. He is very direct player and he is fearless .
“Everything was ideal for me”.
Among those on show are Alex Pritchard – the attacking midfielder who is being tipped to have a big influence on Tottenham’s first-team this season – and young defender-cum-midfielder Milos Veljkovic – a recent victor of the under-20 World Cup with Serbia.
This article will look at each player poised to be in Tottenham’s team next season and attempt to predict the rating that they will be given by EA Sports’ football brains. “We can play in a different system, I think we have the players for it”.