Tottenham Hotspur transfer round-up: Pochettino explains delay in transfers

A round up of news stories this morning related to Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has been quoted by Sky Sports defending his transfer policy at the club.

Spurs look as though they may fall short in terms of the number of attacking options they’ll have over the first half of the season.

However, the boss has explained that it’s sometimes very difficult in England to do business with other clubs.

“The market is always difficult and in England it is more difficult to fight with the big sides,” he said.

Mauricio Pochettino has been quoted by ESPN comparing Tottenham’s pursuit of Saido Berahino to being in love.

The website claims Tottenham are looking to get a deal done before the end of the transfer window deadline, which arrives this Tuesday.

Spurs have already made more than one bid to get their hands on the Premier League striker.

“It's like when you are in love with some lady -- there are a lot of women around the world -- but you want only one. Sometimes it is impossible,” he said.

The Daily Mail has reported that Tottenham have been warned off of a move for Berahino by West Brom.

The paper claims that a deal to sign Son Heung-Min from Bayer Leverkusen before the transfer deadline is more likely.

That deal could be worth £22 million according to the paper, slightly less than West Brom are reportedly holding out for with Berahino.

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