Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino on Thursday insisted he had no regrets not making an off-season signing.

Pochettino while speaking to reporters said he was unwilling to be drawn into adding players for the sake of it.

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He said; “We are always trying to improve our squad because football is dynamic,” he told reporters. “But if you cannot achieve what you need or want, [making signings] because you need to make happy people or act like all the clubs, I think that is not common sense.

“We showed that we do not care. If we don’t need the players who are available to sign then why are we going to sign? That is the point.

“I was happy and am happy with the squad that I have, we have no regrets. When we started the season with three games that we won and we were top of the table people were talking in a different way, [saying] ‘Oh how clever are Tottenham because they keep all the squad from last season’.

“After we lost some games [it] started to make a big impact in the perception. But I need to remind everyone that is our best start after eight games.”

Spurs have won six of their opening eight Premier League games to sit fifth in the table, just two points adrift of Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool.