‘Tottenham may not make any January signings’, claims former manager Harry Redknapp on talkSPORT

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After a barren summer, the ex-Spurs boss believes they could also end the January window without bringing in any players

Harry Redknapp believes Tottenham could end the January transfer window without signing any new players.

Spurs became the first Premier League team in history not to make a single signing in the summer window last year.

Pochettino has not been backed in the transfer window

The club faced criticism, including from their own supporters, for not bringing in any new faces but Spurs have defied their critics with a brilliant season so far, as they currently sit third in the Premier League table.

Fans are hoping January might be different, although there is little transfer talk coming out of north London at the moment.

And, asked about Spurs’ January activity, Redknapp told Friday’s Sports Breakfast: “I’ve got a feeling, I don’t think they will [sign any new players].

“I had heard they were interested in the boy who has gone to Chelsea [Christian Pulisic, who signed for the Blues this week for £58million], he was on their radar at one time but he was too expensive.

“So no, I don’t think they will.

“I think they might stick with what they’ve got and go with that.”

Tottenham has impressed this season despite not strengthening in the summer

Tottenham has impressed this season despite not strengthening in the summer

Meanwhile, Redknapp has urged Mauricio Pochettino to go all out for a cup this season, despite the manager’s admission that his focus is on sealing a top four spot in the league.

Spurs play League Two Tranmere in the third round of the FA Cup on Friday night, and will face Chelsea in the second leg of their EFL Cup semi-final later this month.

But Pochettino reignited the debate over the top clubs devaluing domestic competition by admitting recently that finishing in a Champions League spot is a bigger priority.

Spurs will battle Chelsea for the chance to progress to the EFL Cup final later this month

Spurs will battle Chelsea for the chance to progress to the EFL Cup final later this month

Redknapp, though, insists Spurs shouldn’t scoff at the cups.

He added: “I know it’s all become about the top four now, and even in the quarter-finals teams put half a reserve team out. It’s just gone crazy.

“But I think it would be nice to see Tottenham win a trophy this year.

“I think he should go for it. They’ve got a big game against Chelsea in a few weeks, get to the final and go win a trophy.

“I think that would be the first step for Tottenham, so I would like to see them have a real go at a cup this year.”

talkSPORT will bring you live commentary of Tranmere vs Tottenham in the FA Cup on Friday, kick-off 19:45

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