Tottenham Hotspur fans want Everton's Romelu Lukaku, but his criticism stands for them too

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur fans are hoping that Mauricio Pochettino makes a bid for Everton's Romelu Lukaku.

Everton's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their fifth goal

Tottenham Hotspur fans may want Daniel Levy to sign Everton’s Romelu Lukaku (HITC), but his recent criticism of the Goodison Park club could stand for them too.

Lukaku has publicly questioned Everton’s ambition, after they missed on a number of high profile targets last summer.

Everton were talking of spending masses of funds to improve their first-team squad last summer, but many of their additions before the season started were fairly understated.

The Toffees have spent more recently, but the lack of marquee arrivals has led to Lukaku stuttering over signing a new deal at the Merseyside club.

Tottenham fans have called for Mauricio Pochettino to make a move for the striker, with his future in doubt.

However, Spurs’ ambition in the transfer market could also have been questioned in recent times.

Tottenham have had opportunities to bring in some high profile players, but have tended to look elsewhere.

Spurs have frustrated some of their supporters with their unwillingness to spend big on genuine world-class talents.

Instead, Pochettino has seemingly favoured taking gambles - with many of his additions not proving worthwhile in recent times.

The likes of Vincent Janssen, Moussa Sissoko and Clinton Njie have all arrived at Spurs over the last two seasons, for big fees, but have failed to add quality at White Hart Lane.

And even the signings which have worked out for Spurs have hardly been big names.

Tottenham have been brilliant at developing young talent, but they have hardly shown the transfer market ambition that Lukaku is crying out for at Everton.

And those comments arguably show why a move for Lukaku may not be wise for Pochettino’s side this summer, no matter how much Spurs fans want it.

Everton's Romelu Lukaku scores their fifth goal

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