Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino speaks out on January transfer plans

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotpur  gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane on...

Tottenham Hotspur boss is not expecting the club to make waves in January.

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino looks on during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at Wembley...

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is not expecting the club to major players in the January transfer window.

Spurs had a slow summer window and only kicked into gear in the final month.

The North London side currently sit in fifth place in the Premier League table and are 13 points behind leaders Manchester City.

Despite this, Spurs are not likely to be going on a spending spree, and Pochettino is keeping expectations in check.

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino looks on before the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion at Wembley...

Pochettino told The Independent: "I think it’s still very far away, but you know our politics and the way that we work.

“I think in January it is so difficult to find players that can help and that fit into the team so quickly.”

Spurs will likely stay on the lookout for players and try to nab a bargain if they can, but they have not anywhere near been prolific in January in recent seasons.

One thing which could change it is if they decide to cash in on a player like Danny Rose which would free up funds, or if there is an injury crisis.

It would make a big difference to Spurs next summer if they can offer Champions League football, and if it means spending more this January in order to secure it, they should consider a change of strategy to give themselves a better chance.

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