Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho wants
to improve his squad at the end of the season but doesn't think a
complete overhaul will be necessary.
Mourinho has said several times recently that he cannot wait for this
season to end as he tries to put his own stamp on the Spurs squad, but
he has ruled out overseeing huge changes when the transfer window
With injuries to key men Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min disrupting his
plans, the Portuguese has cut a frustrated figure in recent weeks as
Spurs' results have suffered.
Spurs have lost their last three games in all competitions and now
sit seventh in the Premier League, although they're only two points
behind fifth-placed Manchester United as the race for the European
places this season intensifies.
There are likely to be comings and goings at the Tottenham Hotspur
Stadium this summer but Mourinho says for a number of reasons he won't
be making drastic changes.
He said: "Massive changes? No. Not massive changes. First of all
because that is not what we think we need. Secondly because of the
profile of the club. Third because of what the market is and year after
year after year is more difficult.
"So I am not thinking of an overhaul. Of course we need to make our squad better, that is obvious."
Mourinho is renowned for winning silverware and guided Chelsea to
three Premier League titles, while he also won the Champions League with
Porto and Inter Milan and picked up the Europa League and EFL Cup while
in charge at United.
The FA Cup looks like Spurs' best chance of a trophy this season
ahead of a fifth-round tie against Norwich City on Wednesday, but the Portuguese coach says he would not consider the campaign a failure if he
didn't win anything.
He added: "No. Because I come in mid-season, because I come with the
train midway, because of so many difficult circumstances I wouldn't feel
it at all."
- TEAMtalk media