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() ‘I think we were nearly on the floor’: Mauricio Pochettino admits difficult summer at Tottenham and reveals relief at transfer window closing tomorrow after draw at Arsenal

By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline

Published: 20:04 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 20:04 BST, 1 September 2019

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Mauricio Pochettino has revealed his Spurs side have endured a difficult summer, as he expressed his relief at tomorrow's closure of the transfer window. 

Despite splashing the cash on Giovani Lo Celso, Ryan Sessegnon and Tanguy Ndombele, Spurs have made a concerted effort to keep hold of some of their key players. Midfielder Christian Eriksen has had his heart set on a move to Spain while the futures of Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen remain uncertain.

And Tottenham boss Pochettino has told of his delight at the closing of the transfer window tomorrow, saying that the lack of uncertainty will allow his squad to sing from the same hymn sheet.

Mauricio Pochettino will be glad when the European transfer window closes tomorrow

He said: 'Tomorrow i’m so happy because tomorrow is going to finish the transfer window. Because we have massive quality, we need to be all in the same page. 

'We start from tomorrow being all on the same page, working hard to win games and be in a position we deserve to be.'

Pochettino also proved many doubters wrong by introducing Danish international Christian Eriksen into the starting line up for Sunday's North London Derby. 

The 27-year-old has only made fleeting appearances for his club so far this season, but repaid his boss' faith by opening the scoring for Spurs after Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno parried the ball into his path. 

'We waited. But it showed Christian was right in our decision to play him. He’s

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