Mauricio Pochettino calls Tottenham's summer transfer inactivity 'brave'

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Of course maybe in the mind of everyone they will say, "Oh Tottenham didn't sign", but to sign for the sake of signing? That is a drama, I feel sorry for the English people.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is happy with the condition of his World Cup stars ahead of the Premier League opener at Newcastle.

"With Brexit it is worse because the cost is 30 percent more - that is a drama, I feel sorry for the English people - and then keeping the best players, for me [that] is to be fearless". I think the club is doing an unbelievable effort to try to finish the stadium as soon as possible, and the lodge is finished at the training ground.

"For me [that] is to be fearless".

It was assumed that Grealish would leave Villa this summer after the club lost their Championship Play-off final to Fulham at the end of the season. It's so clear what's going on at the club in the past and present and how we are going to move in the future.

"If you can't add a player that can improve your squad, the most important thing is to make sure you do not lose your best players and I think that was a great job from the club to keep the best players and the manager".

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Speaking about any possible incomings, the Tottenham manager said in a press conference: "I think it's so hard now. It's a fearless decision".

Earlier in the day, Pochettino said: "At the moment we haven't received for any player".

"Of course it's hard to understand for people in football that Tottenham didn't sign or sell players, but sometimes in football you need to behave differently", he said.

"We try to be competitive".

The Argentine said: 'If we have all the squad thinking as individuals rather than as a collective, you can not succeed.

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