Levy warns Spurs’ transfer budget to be cut with no Champions League football

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO has been warned Spurs’ transfer budget will be slashed this summer if they don’t get into the Champions League.Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy gave the grim forecast in a meeting with the club’s Supporters’ Trust.1 Levy has warned Mourinho transfer funds will be limited in Spurs don’t get into the Champions LeagueSaturday’s 1-1 draw at Burnley left Mourinho’s side eighth in the table.SPURS NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest news on SpursThat’s seven points behind fourth-placed Chelsea and four behind Manchester United in fifth.Spurs go into their last-16 Champions League second-leg clash against RB Leipzig 1-0 down.Mourinho has vowed not to make “massive changes” – and he has been buoyed by the sight of Harry Kane back in training following surgery.And it is the promise of creating another Harry – Winks, not Kane – that is seeing Levy tighten the purse string.Minutes from the meeting with the Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust read: “Daniel Levy [DL] responded that Spurs have a net base spend of £200million in the last four years on players but maintained there is little correlation between money spent and winning.”It’s about making the right decisions.”Funds were ring-fenced for the summer, however not qualifying for the Champions League would have an impact all round.”DL felt it was wrong to say Spurs didn’t pay competitive wages. Spurs are a club that makes superstars.”Jose Mourinho wants to bring in players who give everything for the club because they recognise the opportunity.”People need to understand there’s a DNA in the dressing room.”DL spoke of Harry Winks being given the captaincy [against Wolves] and how proud he was to have watched Harry progress through the ranks.latest spurs newsHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summer”Keeping that philosophy is really important. DL believes Spurs have a unique character.”The significant bad luck with injuries was something out of anyone’s control.”DL said there are lots of attacking players in the squad. The club was disappointed not to be able to bring in another striker but pleased they were able to bring in another attacking player [Steven Bergwijn] in the recent window.”Harry Kane spotted in Tottenham training for first time since hamstring injury in huge England Euro 2020 boostlast_img

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