Tottenham Report Card: Spurs negotiate Wembley pitfalls but trophies must follow

Tottenham Report Card: Spurs negotiate Wembley pitfalls but trophies must follow

Tottenham Report Card: Spurs negotiate Wembley pitfalls but trophies must follow

Asked on Sunday about the comments made by Pochettino that Spurs need to "be courageous and take risks" in fortifying their squad this summer, Rose said that he hoped Daniel Levy, the chairman, would work with his manager to ensure the club were stronger after their third-place finish. The question is why on Spurs would let him go, and why Pochettino, who has three more years on his contract, would choose to move from a Champions League club to a Europa League one.

But the shrewd financier has often failed to fork out top money to managers and Pochettino could find himself frustrated again, with the Manchester clubs set to send big again in the summer.

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Not for the first time, Mauricio Pochettino made some thinly veiled comments directed at Daniel Levy once the curtain came down on Spurs' season on Sunday.

Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen (left) and Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku battle for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup semi-final match at Wembley (pic: Adam Davy/PA Images).

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Spurs finished the campaign with an enthralling 5-4 victory over Leicester City in their last game at Wembley ahead of moving to their new stadium on the site of their old White Hart Lane ground, Erik Lamela and Harry Kane each scoring twice in a pulsating end-of-season fixture.

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Pochettino, 46, will continue the project he started in 2014 after guiding Tottenham to another top four finish, with them finishing third this season.

"I want to say thank-you for their unbelievable support this season", Son told his club's official website.

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"Club owners and directors put very high value on managers who are able to achieve sustained success with very modest spending". I think the style of play is something that suits me and the players we have. You need to be courageous.

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