Mourinho admits Spurs will look to balance his squad with summer transfers

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The Tottenham boss has been talking about summer transfers, Harry Kane's absence and what his players have learned while he's been away.

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I am fascinated to see how Jose will approach balancing the squad. In some respects, the sales and thinning out + incorporating youth needs to be understood before new purchases can be factored in. My sense is that the baseline squad could be something like this:
ST: Kane, Parrott
LFW: Stevie Bergwijn, Ryan Sessegnon
MFW: Alli, Lamela,
RFW: Son, Clarke
MD1: GLC, Ndombele
MD2: Winks, Skipp
LB: Ben Davies, Dennis Cirkin
CD First Pair: Davidson Sanchez + Toby Alderweireld
CD Second Pair: Eric Dier + Juan Foyth
RB: Japhet Tanganga + KWP
GK: Hugo Lloris, Paulo Gazzaniga

Now immediately KWP is loaned out and a RB is brought in but then there is a good base line to build on.
Several favorites are gone and some money raised but that needs to happen.
A real balance could be created by starting here and adding 3-4 players to the group.
 

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I am fascinated to see how Jose will approach balancing the squad. In some respects, the sales and thinning out + incorporating youth needs to be understood before new purchases can be factored in. My sense is that the baseline squad could be something like this:
ST: Kane, Parrott
LFW: Stevie Bergwijn, Ryan Sessegnon
MFW: Alli, Lamela,
RFW: Son, Clarke
MD1: GLC, Ndombele
MD2: Winks, Skipp
LB: Ben Davies, Dennis Cirkin
CD First Pair: Davidson Sanchez + Toby Alderweireld
CD Second Pair: Eric Dier + Juan Foyth
RB: Japhet Tanganga + KWP
GK: Hugo Lloris, Paulo Gazzaniga

Now immediately KWP is loaned out and a RB is brought in but then there is a good base line to build on.
Several favorites are gone and some money raised but that needs to happen.
A real balance could be created by starting here and adding 3-4 players to the group.
Where’s sissoko, Fernandes, Aurier and Lucas mate??
 

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We need 5 quality purchases in the summer. Also looking for the youngsters to seize their oppurtunity.

If Levy can pull those off I would be amazed
 

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The chances are we will not qualify for the CL - we certainly don't deserve to. So cash will still be tight.
If Mourinho has a big purchase in mind, I can't see why it wouldn't be the usual rules - the budget must be balanced as the priority.
 

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The difference between Mourinho and Poch is flexibility on targets. Poch was similar to Klopp in having a very specific target whereas Mourinho is/will have to be more flexible if we are to do business within Levy's financial structure.
 

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The difference between Mourinho and Poch is flexibility on targets. Poch was similar to Klopp in having a very specific target whereas Mourinho is/will have to be more flexible if we are to do business within Levy's financial structure.
Mourinho also has a lot better pulling power than Poch as seen with Fernandes and Bergwijn
 

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The difference between Mourinho and Poch is flexibility on targets. Poch was similar to Klopp in having a very specific target whereas Mourinho is/will have to be more flexible if we are to do business within Levy's financial structure.
The other difference is that Poch was always very diplomatic over Levy's penny pinching but Mourinho will be straight into a mega whinge.
 

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Mourinho also has a lot better pulling power than Poch as seen with Fernandes and Bergwijn
I’m not sure if I’m disagreeing with your post but we don’t do quick transfers. It takes us roughly about 2 seasons to negotiate a transfer so my guess is those were being worked on before Jose 👀
 

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The difference between Mourinho and Poch is flexibility on targets. Poch was similar to Klopp in having a very specific target whereas Mourinho is/will have to be more flexible if we are to do business within Levy's financial structure.
Yes it's been a big flaw in the way Klopp's management
 

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The difference between Mourinho and Poch is flexibility on targets. Poch was similar to Klopp in having a very specific target whereas Mourinho is/will have to be more flexible if we are to do business within Levy's financial structure.
Who would have thought that.
 

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I’m not sure if I’m disagreeing with your post but we don’t do quick transfers. It takes us roughly about 2 seasons to negotiate a transfer so my guess is those were being worked on before Jose 👀
Jose only has a 3 year deal so by that logic by the time we start getting his players in he will be ready to leave :happy: :happy:
 

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The other difference is that Poch was always very diplomatic over Levy's penny pinching but Mourinho will be straight into a mega whinge.
I read that as 'but Mourinho will be straight into a MEGAPHONE.'

Probably not far from the truth lol.
 

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I’m not sure if I’m disagreeing with your post but we don’t do quick transfers. It takes us roughly about 2 seasons to negotiate a transfer so my guess is those were being worked on before Jose 👀
We’ve had ITK that both of the above deals were opportunistic buys and as a result of JM’s connections.
 

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Not a Jose type player but Cantwell is a class act and would be a good buy

Brooks of Bournmouth another classy young player improving all the time. Hopefully his injury problems are behind him

Don’t think either would be Jose’s radar but both add youth, energy, creativity and a few goals

Both 22 and both probably just about to be relegated
 
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