Mauricio Pochettino has explained the difference between Tottenham, Manchester City and Liverpool, suggesting the two sides above Spurs in the Premier League have a spending power the Londoners can’t match.
Tottenham failed to make a single signing last summer and time is running out for the club to recruit new players in the current transfer window.
In an interview with ESPN, Pochettino explained that Liverpool are able to go out and buy the likes of Virgil van Dijk and Alisson when they need a centre-back and goalkeeper, while Spurs must look at cheaper options to fill gaps. Watch below.
“When we can’t buy a washing machine, we get a dryer." ??♂️
“Instead of a sofa, we get a chair.” ?
Mauricio Pochettino talks ESPN through the difference between Tottenham and teams like Liverpool and Man City. pic.twitter.com/L2vWBune6f
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