Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Darren Anderton suggested on the Colin Murray Show for talkSPORT yesterday that Mauricio Pochettino faces a challenge in the summer.
That challenge comes in the form of the transfer market, with Anderton left impressed by the job the Argentine has done at White Hart Lane so far.
“I like Pochettino, I think he’s done a good job – It’ll be interesting to see what he does in the summer – going for his players and who he lets go,” said the ex-midfielder.
Pochettino took his time to get Tottenham playing the way he wanted but the club is in a great position under his reign.
A League Cup final is on the fixture list and the team are only two points behind Arsenal in the race for the top four.
It’s difficult to predict who he might look to try and sign this summer because it could depend on where the club finishes.
If Tottenham are a Champions League side looking ahead to next season, they should be able to attract a higher quality of player.
That in turn will create a need for the team to push players out to create squad space and to free up room in terms of the wage bill.
If Spurs don’t manage to finish the season with Champions League football, they may struggle to attract the elite European players who could be on the market.
Either way, Anderton is right to suggest it will be interesting to see what he does.