Gary Lineker’s warning for Tottenham Hotspur regarding Mauricio Pochettino

Gary Lineker attends the World Premiere of 'Make Us Dream' at The Curzon Soho on November 14, 2018 in London, England.

Tottenham Hotspur did not sign a single player in the summer of 2018 or in January 2019.

Gary Lineker attends the World Premiere of 'Make Us Dream' at The Curzon Soho on November 14, 2018 in London, England.

Gary Lineker has suggested to The Times that Tottenham Hotspur will have to back manager Mauricio Pochettino in the summer transfer window in order to keep him at the club.

Tottenham did not sign a single player in the summer of 2018 or in the January transfer window.

Despite the lack of investment in the squad, Pochettino has guided Spurs to a top-four finish in the Premier League yet again and has also led the North London outfit to the final of the Champions League.

Tottenham legend Lineker believes if the North London club want to keep hold Pochettino, then they will have to give him transfer funds.

Lineker told The Times: “I interviewed [Pochettino] a couple of weeks ago for the Premier League Show; it was the first time I’d actually met him. He’s a very engaging character, clearly massively knowledgeable, insightful on the game, and he’s clearly one of the best managers or coaches in world football.

“But they do need investment, he said that to me himself. And he needs to be backed. I suspect, if he’s not backed, they’ll probably find it quite difficult to keep hold of him. So it really is a seminal moment for Tottenham.”

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino

Investment needed

Tottenham have a good squad, but it is clear that the North London outfit need to sign players in the summer transfer window and need investment in the squad.

If Spurs are to compete with the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City for the Premier League title, then they need a stronger squad.

The FA Cup in the BBC studio with host Gary Lineker during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United at Molineux on March 16, 2019 in...

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