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Tottenham manager José Mourinho has revealed that it would be very surprising if the club decided to spend during the January transfer window.
It seems Londoners will be concentrating on getting rid of their fringe players.
The likes of Danny Rose, Gedson Fernandes, Paulo Gazzaniga and Dele Alli have been linked to a departure from the club in recent months.
Talking to Standard, Mourinho said: “I’m not waiting [any business], No. Times are not easy and the club made a great effort in the summer to try to build a good squad.
“Honestly, if something good happens to us, it would be a big surprise for me.
“I don’t feel I have the right to ask for something. It is one thing to analyze, which of course I do. It’s one thing to analyze and commit to that analysis, write a report and be committed to that report, which of course I did, I have to be professional.
“Another thing is to demand [new players] what I never do. And another thing is to ask [new players] and I’m not going to ask for anything because I respect the effort made by the club [in the summer]. “
José Mourinho received considerable support during the summer transfer window and has managed to put together an impressive team.
Tottenham have done reasonably well in the Premier League so far, but there’s no question that they could certainly use more depth in midfield.
The Premier League team have been linked with Marcel Sabitzer in recent weeks and it will be interesting to see if Daniel Levy is willing to splurge on the midfielder this month.
Tottenham are still in the race for the title and a quality transfer in January could transform morale at the club.
If Tottenham manages to get rid of its unwanted players, it could convince them to spend on a new player during the January transfer window. It remains to be seen how the situation develops in the coming weeks.