Report: Pochettino has told Levy he wants additions in three positions

Tottenham Hotspur are planning on bringing in an entirely new spine to the team in January according to reports.

Mauricio Pochettino has told Daniel Levy that he wants a centre-back, central-midfielder and a centre-forward in January, according to a report in the Daily Mirror

The Argentine is looking to have a major overhaul of his squad, after his trust in them over the summer has not paid dividends.

Spurs have struggled over the season so far, showing a desperate lack of quality on the pitch, and Pochettino is hoping to have a busy transfer window in the new-year. 

The former Southampton boss is hoping to install a completely new spine to the team, as he looks to give them far more quality in their starting line-up. 

Tottenham's lack of spirit and fight has allegedly frustrated the manager and he reportedly feels that bringing in a trio of new additions in the heart of the team will improve their results. 

Pochettino reportedly has a sizeable amount of funds to spend in January and he also is prepared to listen to offers for a number of his fringe players to raise more money for his planned recruitment drive. 

Aaron Lennon, Mousa Dembele, Paulinho, Roberto Soldado and Andros Townsend could all leave White Hart Lane at the next available opportunity, as Spurs plan a clear-out of their struggling players. 

The additions of a new centre-back, central-midfielder and a striker would certainly feel overdue at the club and Spurs fans will be hoping that they are of the quality to upgrade the squad.

Tottenham have had an awful record with their incoming players in recent times, but the appointment of Paul Mitchell is intended to help them in this regard and they will be relying on a productive January to put their season back on track. 

Spurs' chances of making it into the top four already look slim, but they know an improvement on their current position of 10th is a necessity. 

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