Mauricio Pochettino suggests alternative solution to Tottenham's shortage of strikers

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has hinted at using Nacer Chadli and Erik Lamela centrally, in order to combat the club's lack of strikers.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has suggested there is no need to panic in the club's pursuit of a striker, as he offers an alternative solution to the club's deficiencies upfront, as quoted by the Daily Mail

Emmanuel Adebayor's impending departure will leave the club with just two recognised central forwards - Harry Kane and Roberto Soldado - causing many fans to anticipate the arrival of a new frontman this summer. 

West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino has been linked with a switch to White Hart Lane in recent weeks, as has Queens Park Rangers' Charlie Austin - according to the Mirror - and Lyon's Clinton Njie, as per talkSPORT.

However, the Argentine head coach has suggested he can make do with the players already at his disposal. 

'I think we will work very hard to try and bring some players in this position but we are not worried because Nacer (Chadli) and Erik (Lamela) can play striker,' he said, as reported by the Daily Mail.

'We need to bring the right player and I am happy with the way we work. I think we will find a solution.'

Spurs take on Manchester United in the season opener at Old Trafford on Saturday and we are highly unlikely to see any new arrivals at White Hart Lane before the weekend's lunch time kick-off. 

Pochettino's lack of resources could see either Chadli or Lamela utilised in a central striking role at some stage of the match, with the duo having scored 11 and two league goals, respectively, last season.  

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