Daniel Levy claims Tottenham not signing a new striker was Pochettino's decision

Daniel Levy

Daniel Levy has commented on Tottenham not signing a new striker in January.

The Tottenham Hotspur Supporter's Trust have published minutes from board-to-board meeting this week, and published comments from Daniel Levy about the club's striking pursuit.

Spurs have been enjoying an incredible Premier League season, as they currently sit in second place in the table, just five points off top spot.

Sunday's clash with Manchester City could shape their title hopes, but Champions League qualification looks to be well within reach for Tottenham this season - as long as Harry Kane doesn't suffer an injury.

Tottenham's leading goalscorer has enjoyed another sensational season, hitting 18 goals in all competitions, but many have been concerned with how Tottenham would cope if Kane suffered an injury.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino let both Roberto Soldado and Emmanuel Adebayor leave the club in 2015, and whilst Nacer Chadli and Son Heung-min have both filled in up front when needed, fans have been hoping to see a natural striker arrive at the club.

Reports from the London Evening Standard earlier this month suggested that Fulham's Moussa Dembele had undergone a medical ahead of a move to White Hart Lane, but Spurs' refusal to loan him back to Craven Cottage meant that the deal collapsed.

Now, the Tottenham Hotspur Supporter's Trust have held a board-to-board meeting with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy, and published minutes from the meeting.

One of the most interesting lines to come out of the meeting is that Levy admitted the decision to not sign a striker was down to manager Pochettino, despite funds being made available - suggesting that he could make a move for another forward in the summer transfer window.

"Daniel Levy also explained that transfer funds would be available should Mauricio Pochettino identify a player he felt could improve our squad," the minutes read. "Funds had been available in January. Pochettino was not a manager who believed that by simply spending, the squad would be improved. The decision to not sign a striker was Pochettino's, and although he would have perhaps liked a young striker, he will only sign a player of the quality that can make a difference."

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