Glenn Hoddle spots bad sign at Tottenham Hotspur

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is interviewed for British televison ahead of the UEFA Champions League football match between Benfica and Chelsea at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, on March...

Tottenham Hotspur lost 20 games this past season, and Glenn Hoddle feels that Mauricio Pochettino needs to make big improvements.

Glenn Hoddle during the International Friendly match between England and Switzerland at The King Power Stadium on September 11, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Glenn Hoddle has claimed to BT Sport, during their live coverage of the Champions League final, that Tottenham Hotspur losing 20 games this past season is not a good omen.

Tottenham may have made it into the top four and progressed to the Champions League final, but Mauricio Pochettino’s side have actually been too easy to beat this campaign.

Spurs suffered a heavy amount of losses over the season, and their form in 2019 has been poor so far.


Tottenham’s 2-0 defeat to Liverpool in the Champions League final was their 20th of the campaign.

And Hoddle feels that big improvements need to be made at Tottenham this summer.

"That’s the 20th game they’ve lost this season. That’s not good," Hoddle said. "You’ve got to improve your squad if you’ve lost 20 matches in a season."

Glenn Hoddle, ex Tottenham Hotspur manager walks out during the closing ceremony after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on May 14,...

"There will be money for Mauricio. They got a really good deal on the stadium. Who is he going to buy? If they had won tonight he might have been able to shop a little bit higher."

It has been well over a year since Pochettino has been able to make a signing at Spurs.

The Argentine boss is thought to be looking to reshape his squad this summer though, as Tottenham look to kick on.

Spurs have made great progress by getting to the Champions League final, but there is a determination around White Hart Lane to make sure the club do not stand still now.

Head Coach Mauricio Pochettino of Tottenham Hotspur looks dejected during the UEFA Champions League Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on June 1,...

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