Glenn Hoddle predicts encouraging conversation between Mauricio Pochettino and Daniel Levy

Glenn Hoddle believes Mauricio Pochettino and Daniel Levy will have discussed the club's transfer plans moving forward

Tottenham legend Glenn Hoddle has told the Daily Mail that he thinks Mauricio Pochettino will have been given guarantees about by transfers by chairman Daniel Levy.

Spurs' title challenge ended last week with a 2-2 draw at Chelsea, and they have even hit a mini-slump as the season comes to and end.

Draws with West Brom and Chelsea were disappointing, but Sunday's 2-1 home defeat to Southampton now has Spurs fans worrying about their position ahead of Arsenal in the Premier League table.

Champions League football is already guaranteed, but finishing above Arsenal for the first time since 1995 would be a huge boost to the club heading into the summer transfer window - and with manager Mauricio Pochettino committing his future to the club, Spurs look to be set up for long-lasting success.

Now, former Spurs midfielder and manager Glenn Hoddle has been speaking to the Daily Mail about Pochettino's future, and commented on guarantees made by chairman Daniel Levy.

Hoddle predicts that Pochettino and Levy have held a meeting about transfer plans, and believes Pochettino must have been promised that the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris will all stay at the club long-term - something which Hoddle believes is encouraging for Spurs fans.

Hoddle also urged Tottenham to sign another striker to support Kane, and believes that, with Pochettino calling the shots at White Hart Lane, Spurs will be in contention to win the Premier League title in years to come having missed out this term.

"If manager Mauricio Pochettino is staying at Tottenham, he must have had a conversation with chairman Daniel Levy about transfers," said Hoddle. "And that ought to be encouraging for Tottenham. Because you have to assume he wouldn’t be staying if there was any risk of Harry Kane, Dele Alli or Hugo Lloris leaving."

"He must feel he has a chance to build on what this team has achieved this season. Of course, they need another striker to take the strain off Kane. And they need to learn from this season. With Pochettino at the helm they have every chance of being in contention again next season and in years to come," he added.

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