Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has held his EFL Cup press conference ahead of Tuesday’s semi-final first leg against Chelsea at Wembley.

During the briefing, Pochettino suggested Spurs must change their transfer strategy in order to challenge for major trophies – you can read more about those quotes here.

Team news for Chelsea was also on the agenda. Pochettino revealed Jan Vertonghen and Mousa Dembele aren’t available yet but Erik Lamela is back in training – check out our predicted XI here.

Pochettino went on to speak about the ‘Battle of the Bridge’ and urged his players to show a similar mentality on Tuesday. Watch the press conference in full below.



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