Brexit part of the reason we did not sign anyone, Tottenham boss Pochettino says

Mauricio Pochettino says trying to sign players in the wake of the Brexit vote is "worse because the cost is 30% more".

By Alan McGuinness, political reporter

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says Brexit is part of the reason why his side did not sign a single player before the start of the season.

Spurs are the first side in Premier League history not to complete a signing during the summer transfer window, sparking disquiet from fans.

Pochettino said at the end of last season that he wanted the club's hierarchy to be "brave" - a comment which many took as a strong hint he wanted new...
source: The Sky News

2018-08-10 13:02
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