Jamie Redknapp tells the Tottenham Hotspur board to keep their superstars

Jamie Redknapp

Spurs have sold their best players in the past.

Tottenham Hotspur have had an excellent season and pushed Leicester City as far as possible in the Premier League title race.

Now the club need to ensure that they finish second in the league ahead of local rivals Arsenal, who are closing in on Spurs.

Then comes the summer and the club will need to make some improvements to their squad. Not only that, but they will need to keep hold of their star players.

The likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris are all said to have attracted interest from some of the world’s biggest clubs in recent weeks and there will be a lingering fear that one of their star players might leave the club in the summer.

Jamie Redknapp, who used to play for the club and whose dad Harry managed the team, has now pleaded with the Tottenham board to keep hold of their star players. Writing in his Sky Sports column he stated:

“The key for Spurs is holding onto that talent.

“No matter how good Pochettino is, he can only work with the players at his disposal and if the Tottenham board do what they've done previously and sell their top footballers, then there's no way they can compete.

“Now it's up to the board. Do they want to be a big club, do they want to be successful, do they want to have a right go? It's time to give the fans what they want, make sure Spurs hold onto the right players and invest where they need to so they can build on this season.”

In the past Spurs have watched some of their best players exit the club before their peak.

They lost Michael Carrick to Manchester United and more recently Luka Modric and Gareth Bale both moved to Real Madrid.

It is this calibre of teams, along with big-spending Paris Saint-Germain, that has Tottenham fans worrying about their best player’s futures.

But if they do keep them, and bring in some more talent, then Spurs have the world at their feet.

Register for TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch