Why Tottenham must sign Berahino and Moutinho and have faith in Pritchard this season

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Discussing three decisions Tottenham Hotspur should make this month.

With just two weeks left until the summer transfer window closes, there are still plenty of things undecided for Tottenham Hotspur and their fans.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side have taken just one point from their first two matches of the season and they need to improve quickly, with a current over-reliance on striker Harry Kane and a midfield that lacks the quality needed to return to the top four and challenge for silverware.

Here we take a look at three things Pochettino can do to improve his side:

Sign Berahino

West Bromwich Albion may have recently made a statement announcing that they had rejected a bid from Tottenham for Saido Berahino but that does not mean Spurs should forget about the 22-year-old.

Indeed when a club makes such things public there is as much chance they are forcing the bidding club to match their asking price as there is that they are issuing a clear hands-off warning.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy will know what the Baggies want for the player so he should offer it and get the additional quality forward he desperately needs.

Have faith in Pritchard

Tottenham have a number of exciting young players coming through the ranks right now but Pritchard is both old enough and talented enough to be a regular for Pochettino’s first-team.

The midfielder proved on loan at Brentford last season that he can both score and create on a regular basis and he should now feature regularly to show just what he can do in the top flight.

Take a punt on Moutinho

In truth Tottenham needed to sign Morgan Schneiderlin this summer, but their lack of Champions League participation and Manchester United’s interest meant that was always a long shot.

So it proved, but Spurs still need another quality midfielder so why not take a punt on Monaco’s Joao Moutinho?

The Portuguese international is 28 and would arrive with plenty of experience having previously played 228 times for Sporting Lisbon, 136 times for FC Porto and 90 times to date for Monaco.

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