Harry Redknapp identifies where Spurs need to improve their strategy

Harry Redknapp believes that Tottenham Hotspur have had a problem with recruitment over recent seasons.

Harry Redknapp has offered Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino some advice ahead of the summer transfer window in the London Evening Standard

Redknapp believes that Pochettino has a challenging summer ahead of him and he has suggested that the club must ensure that they are bringing in players who are good enough to raise the quality of their first-team.

The ex-Spurs manager says that Tottenham's signings in recent times have been poor and he feels that Daniel Levy needs to reassess the club's dealings. 

“They have bought players in and haven't spent wisely. The players that have been brought in aren't down to him,” he said. 

“The big signings that have come in have been a disaster. That is something Daniel is going to have to look at, the recruitment was poor.

“They have changed that around now and I think they have new people coming in. They have to make sure when they make more signings, they're better than the ones they've got.”

Tottenham have spent heavily in recent years, but it is their own youth academy which has provided their first-team the most quality this season.

The likes of Harry Kane, Nabil Bentaleb and Ryan Mason have overshadowed any summer signings Tottenham made and the Lilywhites will realise that they need to recruit better if they are to stand a chance of breaking into the top four.

They have made attempts to improve things in this respect and their addition of Paul Mitchell as their new head of recruitment suggests that Tottenham realise their need to ensure they identify talent better.

Spurs are expected to be busy in the upcoming transfer window and they will need to inject a large amount of quality into their squad if they are to have genuine ambitions of reaching the Champions League spaces next term. 

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