'He needs to focus' - Pochettino sends warning to Rose after transfer criticisms

England's Paul Merson vies with Spain's Luis Garcia during the Star Sixes football match between England and Spain at the O2 Arena in London

England's Paul Merson vies with Spain's Luis Garcia during the Star Sixes football match between England and Spain at the O2 Arena in London

We will work hard until the end to add more possibilities to have in the future. We needed to bring some players in some positions to have competition. "Now we move on".

No loyalty for the club and coach who made him the player he is.

Chelsea want more talented defenders as they prepare to fight on multiple fronts, having won the Premier League title last season and earned automatic Champions League qualification.

'I was a player and sometimes after seven months not playing you are frustrated for different reasons.

"If you see the last five years, always Tottenham sign players at the end of the transfer window", he said.

Tottenham remain without Rose due to a knee problem for the trip to St James' Park, while Erik Lamela (hip) and Georges-Kevin N'Koudou (foot) are the only other absentees. However, I am worried about which player will stand up (be tapped up) next and all of a sudden decide that they want to move on.

The Daily Mail claimed earlier this week that Chelsea had launched a £25m bid for Oxlade-Chamberlain after Arsenal rebuffed their initial overtures.

Turkish media reports say Fenerbahce want to sign Baba Rahman from Chelsea. We are here in Tottenham, no-one forced him to sign and stay here. And if they don't then I want a massive pay rise because I'm class!'

"One thing is for sure - I know my worth and I will make sure I get what I am worth".

"If you see the squad, it's obvious that we need a striker. We have some of them, but I don't think we will have too many new faces on the pitch, because we don't have too many, to be fair", he said.

As for unwanted disruption on the eve of the new season, Pochettino said: 'It is more outside than inside the club. The players were very calm.

The Express have picked up on transfer-gossip website TransferMarketWeb claiming that the Blues are eyeing Sidibe as an alternative to Alex Sandro. We are so calm. The team is ready to compete.

'We are so competitive and so ambitious.

Manchester United deal-maker Ed Woodward is trying to give Jose Mourinho his ideal summer by finally landing Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic.

'When you see our philosophy and the way we work it's so exciting.

Tottenham's £27m target Davinson Sanchez has gone on strike - refusing to board the Ajax team bus for their first game of the new season. It is to be unique and try to be as strong and not have doubts when others have doubts and are nervous.

Tottenham are plotting a £50m double swoop for Pape Cheik Diop and Davinson Sanchez.

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