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Some Tottenham stars upset with Pochettino and believe he would leave if given the chance

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Tottenham players angry at Mauricio Pochettino over ‘agenda’ claims

Tottenham’s stars are upset with Mauricio Pochettino after the manager spoke about the players having “different agendas”, according to the Sun.

The players also believe that the Argentine would leave if he is handed a chance (h/t Sun). Spurs were dumped out of the Carabao Cup by Colchester on penalties.

Many Tottenham stars are out of contracts at the end of this season and could potentially leave for nothing next summer.

Christian Eriksen, Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen are three of the big names that could leave for free. A source close to the Spurs players told the Sun:

“They feel Poch is the one with an agenda.

“They are not impressed with him at all and what he said has not helped at all.”

Players unsure about Pochettino’s future

Some Tottenham stars believe that Pochettino could jump ship if given the chance, with Manchester United his preferred option (h/t Sun).

The Argentine only signed a new deal with the club last year and helped us reach the Champions League final.

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Pochettino doesn’t like it when things don’t go his way, according to the source, and Eriksen has always been open about leaving the club in the summer (h/t Sun).

Tottenham have to get their season back on track, and stop such stories coming from the locker room. Spurs just need to get their groove back and Pochettino is the man who can get us going again.

There have been some disappointing performances this season, and some of the blame for the results has to fall on the players too.

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Spurs face Bayern Munich in the Champions League in midweek, and we need to put up a quality showing against the Bundesliga giants.

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Dutch international midfielder to snub Tottenham in favour of La Liga giants

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Donny van de Beek to snub Tottenham in favour of Real Madrid

Netherlands international Donny van de Beek prefers a move to Real Madrid over Tottenham, according to De Telegraaf (h/t Express).

The 22-year-old has been in great form since the last season and helped them reach the Champions League semis.

Van de Beek has been in good touch this season too. The midfielder has 11 goals and five assists in all competitions for Ajax.

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Donny van de Beek has been excellent for Ajax over the past 18 months (Image credit: AFP)

Spurs could have done with a quality midfielder joining, especially with Christian Eriksen on the final year of his contract.

However, Van de Beek’s representatives have hinted that the Dutchman wants a move to Real over Spurs (h/t Express).

Real made an offer of €50million in the previous window but the midfielder remained at the Dutch giants (h/t Express).

The La Liga giants are set to offer €55m in hopes of landing him (h/t Express). Ajax have seen several talents leave after the previous campaign, and it will be interesting to see what happens with Van de Beek.

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Jose Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham manager (Image credit: Getty)

Tottenham’s summer plans will be important

Jose Mourinho has a tough job on hand to revitalise Tottenham in the summer window.

There are some players leaving on a free while a few have been average for a while. The new manager suffered his first defeat since taking over recently.

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Spurs were beaten by Manchester United, and it will be interesting to see if there are any moves planned in January.

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Premier League rivals could move for this Tottenham midfielder in January

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Manchester United could move for Christian Eriksen in January window

Manchester United could move for Tottenham star Christian Eriksen in the January window, according to the Mirror (h/t Daily Star).

The Dane is a free agent in the summer and can speak with foreign clubs in the winter window.

The report claims that United moved for the Dane at the start of this season but he wasn’t keen on joining them.

Christian Eriksen
Christian Eriksen after his miss against Colchester in the Carabao Cup (Image credit: Getty)

Atletico Madrid and Juventus are keen on landing him on a free (h/t Daily Star) and it will be interesting to see what happens with him in the coming weeks.

United would have to part with a fee to sign him in January, however, they could save up and land him for nothing in the summer.

The Dane hasn’t featured much under Jose Mourinho since the Portuguese took over. Dele Alli has done a great job in the midfield and was on target again with a sumptuous goal against Manchester United.

It still came in a losing cause, and this was the Portuguese manager’s first loss since taking over at Spurs.

Dele Alli
Dele Alli found the back of the net against Manchester United (Image credit: Getty)

Spurs should sell Eriksen in January

The Dane doesn’t seem to be part of our plans at the moment, and it would be better to sell him in January than keep him till the end of the season.

We could make some money off the 27-year-old but selling him to a Premier League rival should be off the cards.

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Spurs cannot strengthen their rivals as we have done in the past. Dimitar Berbatov and Michael Carrick are previous examples of us selling to Manchester United.

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Mourinho only convinced by one defender since taking over at Tottenham

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Jose Mourinho only convinced by Toby Alderweireld from Tottenham’s defenders

Jose Mourinho suffered his first defeat as Tottenham manager at the hands of Manchester United.

Losing any game is tough for the boss to take, but getting beat by a former club is even tougher to take.

Our defence was at fault again as we conceded two poor goals, one being a penalty, and there have been some questions on our back four.

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Jose Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham manager (Image credit: Getty)

We have conceded a couple of goals in every game under Mourinho, and the Independent claims that he is only keen on Toby Alderweireld remaining at the club from the defence (h/t Sun).

The Belgian is a free agent in the summer and he hasn’t agreed on a new deal yet. Jan Vertonghen is another who is a free agent in the summer.

The report goes on to say that Mourinho isn’t convinced with Davinson Sanchez too.

The former Manchester United boss even targeted the ex-Ajax centre-back in the Europa League final in 2017 (h/t Sun).

Big decisions coming up from Mourinho

Mourinho has some big decisions to make in the summer window with several players out of contracts.

Toby Alderweireld
Toby Aldeweireld is a free agent in the summer (Image credit: Getty)

Vertonghen, Alderweireld and Christian Eriksen are free agents, and it will be interesting to see what his plans are for the defence.

Serge Aurier, Danny Rose and Sanchez have all struggled this season. However, making wholesale changes to the back four won’t be cheap.

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Juan Foyth is also present in the team, but the Argentine hasn’t featured much under the Portuguese.

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“I don’t need to answer” – Mourinho remains tight-lipped about La Liga star joining Tottenham

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Jose Mourinho remains coy on Gareth Bale transfer possibility

Jose Mourinho didn’t say much when asked about signing Real Madrid star Gareth Bale.

Mourinho was speaking to the press after the 2-1 loss to his former club Manchester United. Dele Alli scored a fantastic goal but Marcus Rashford’s brace got the home side the win.

Tottenham weren’t poor in that game, but that cutting edge in the final third was missing.

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Jose Mourinho won three Premier League titles with Chelsea (Image credit: Getty)

Mourinho was told about Bale’s comments from earlier where he expected Tottenham to win trophies under the new manager.

The manager thanked Bale for those words and replied to a question about the Welshman joining Spurs (h/t Football.london):

“Come on, I don’t need to answer.”

Bale has had his problems at Real Madrid with the fans and the manager. Zinedine Zidane hasn’t seen eye to eye with the Welsh winger while the fans have also booed him in the past.

The 30-year-old could be a smart addition to the team, but his age and durability is a problem.

It will be interesting to see who we can sign in the winter window. Spurs have been low-key spenders in the past but that could change with Mourinho at the helm.

Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale helped Wales qualify for Euro 2020 (Image credit: Getty)

Defence a big issue for Spurs

There are pressing concerns for the manager though. We have leaked goals this season and have conceded twice in every game under the new boss.

Mourinho is known for making the defence almost impenetrable, and that is something he needs to work on.

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The loss also put us nine points behind Chelsea in the race for the fourth spot. Our next clash is a home game against Burnley before our final Champions League group game against Bayern Munich.

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