Telegraph report details Tottenham transfer plan B in January window
By Harry Sykes
Tottenham have not yet devised a January transfer window strategy, according to a report.
The Telegraph claim the London giants have not yet come up with a plan B on how to strengthen their squad next month because a plan A is not yet in place.
In what amounts to a damning appraisal of the club’s strategy to bridge the gap with their fellow title rivals, the report suggests little movement through the White Hart Lane entrance door.
Spurs have been linked with high profile swoops for Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha and Everton playmaker Ross Barkley.
The Telegraph claim manager Mauricio Pochettino will have the funds to spend up to £25million on a single player if required but he is more likely to keep his powder dry for next summer’s window.
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“There is no plan B because there is not, as such, a plan A,” the Telegraph report. “Tottenham are not desperate to do business in January unless an opportunity presents itself.”
It is also stated that Celtic forward Moussa Dembele, the namesake of the Spurs midfielder, would be the ideal January signing for Pochettino, but there is little chance of such a move happening.
Spurs are fifth in the Premier League heading into their New Year’s Day fixture against Watford on Sunday at Vicarage Road.
But Pochettino’s side are 10 points adrift of leaders and bitter rivals Chelsea, who they host at White Hart Lane next Wednesday.
In other Tottenham transfer news, this is why Spurs must make a January swoop for the final player recommended by Paul Mitchell.