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Sam Allardyce predicts mediocre season for Tottenham

13th May 2018, London Stadium, London, England; EPL Premier League football, West Ham United versus Everton; Everton manager Sam Allardyce looks on from the technical area

Sam Allardyce believes that Tottenham Hotspur could struggle this season after a quiet transfer window.

Everton manager Sam Allardyce looks on during the Premier League match between Everton and Newcastle United at Goodison Park on April 23, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Sam Allardyce believes that Tottenham Hotspur are unlikely to reap the rewards of their new stadium during the next couple of years and has explained that a lack of transfer business this summer will have a negative knock-on effect.

Spurs have injected money into a new ground for the 2018/19 campaign, but that has seen them not sign a single player in the transfer window so far.


Allardyce claims the North London club will be struggling for cash and that manager Mauricio Pochettino is the one to suffer as a result.

Allardyce has tipped Spurs to drift further away from winning any silverware and expects an average campaign.

“For Tottenham a billion pound stadium as well, I think that is very tight the cash now for them a bit like Arsenal when they moved,” Allardyce said on talkSPORT show the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.

“They won’t reap the rewards of the new stadium for three of four years to come I don’t think, which is not good news for the Tottenham fans or Mauricio if they wan’t to win that title or win something.

“As exciting as they are, I’ve just got a feeling that maybe it’ll just be a mediocre season for them.”

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Wembley Stadium on May 13,...

Spurs have been linked with a number of players this summer, but the window closes at 5pm today (Thursday) to sign players on a permanent basis.

According to Sky Sports’ live transfer blog (7:09am, 9 August), Pochettino’s side are hoping to continue discussions with Aston Villa over a move for their midfielder Jack Grealish, but the Championship club claim he is not for sale.

Spurs fans are desperate to see at least one new face arrive for the new season, but the deadline is fast approaching them.

Daniel Levy Chairman of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on May 5, 2018 in West Bromwich, England.

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