What would you do if you were manager of the current squad?

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We need to sell these so called 'England stars' Dele, Winks and Dier. They're underperforming and still hoping to be playing every week, I think they are one of they're main reasons that locker room in Spurs is not so great.
 
I don't think people quite realize how bad things are.

Next window, due to failed transfers and lack of investment over a prolonged period, we NEED to buy;
A goalkeeper to replace Lloris over the next 12-18 months, you can't wait until he's left.
A starting right back, we have two terrible ones.
At LEAST one starting central defender. We don't have a single top one at the moment.
A starting right winger
A backup striker
A starting central midfielder OR attacking midfielder if we are planning on playing Ndombele at 8 or 6.

We also SHOULD buy;
Backup right back, ours are all shit.
Second central defender, we don't have a single one up to par but maybe Toby/Dier with Rodon as 3rd choice would suffice if we have no money.

And that's without Kane or Son leaving. If one of them leaves, we'd have to replace them as well.

Winks, Sissoko, Rose, Sanchez, Dele, Lamela, Bale, Bergwijn, Doherty, Aurier, all need to fuck off. GLC is okayish but he's never fit and can't be relied upon.
 
I don't think people quite realize how bad things are.

Next window, due to failed transfers and lack of investment over a prolonged period, we NEED to buy;
A goalkeeper to replace Lloris over the next 12-18 months, you can't wait until he's left.
A starting right back, we have two terrible ones.
At LEAST one starting central defender. We don't have a single top one at the moment.
A starting right winger
A backup striker
A starting central midfielder OR attacking midfielder if we are planning on playing Ndombele at 8 or 6.

We also SHOULD buy;
Backup right back, ours are all shit.
Second central defender, we don't have a single one up to par but maybe Toby/Dier with Rodon as 3rd choice would suffice if we have no money.

And that's without Kane or Son leaving. If one of them leaves, we'd have to replace them as well.

Winks, Sissoko, Rose, Sanchez, Dele, Lamela, Bale, Bergwijn, Doherty, Aurier, all need to fuck off. GLC is okayish but he's never fit and can't be relied upon.
tl;dr there's no money, stop dreaming. Lamela should stay because he cares, Bale can be world class at times, others i agree.
 
tl;dr there's no money, stop dreaming. Lamela should stay because he cares, Bale can be world class at times, others i agree.
That's what I'm saying. No money means things are going to get even worse.

Lamela can stay but we can't have Lamela, Moura, Bergwijn as our 3 rotational options. One has to be replaced.
 
Play 4/3/3 or even 4/2/2.

Play Vinicius. Tanganga at RB. Install Rodon at CB.

Give Kane and Son more rotation. Work out what the deal is with Tanguy and if we can actually rely on him to form the centre of our play. Same with Lo Celso. If not, sell.

Sell Sanchez, Dele, Winks, Davies and Dier.

Shake Sissoko by the hand, look him deep in the eyes and thank him for his dedication, and then place him in a rocket and fire him directly into earth’s orbit.
 
I’d tell levy I need 4 transfer windows and 2 years to fix the mess he created.

Stress that the youth teams must provide a pathway to the first teams.

I want a Sporting director as my buffer between myself and Levy I want to speak to my scouts 1v1 and tell them exactly what profiles I want.

have a consistent style of play throughout all the age groups.

In the immediacy;

Send Winks and Bergwijn to counselling so they can get over Jose. I’ll tell them that I love them like a father.

Give Danny Rose a platform to speak and ask him if he wants to work at the club in another capacity.

Respectfully tell Winks, Hart, Davies , Doherty, Sissoko and Moura that they aren’t part of my future plans
play Tanganga RB for the rest of the season. Increase Rodon’s game time.

Phone Foyth, Skipp, Cirkin, Sessegnon. Assure them I will give them a chance in preseason and it’s a clean slate.

1v1 meetings with Kane and Son, be honest about the situation. If they want to stay, cool, if not . Let Mr Levy know.

Tell Levy that I want whatever I’ve brought in from sales plus 30% over the next 2 years.

He can watch the books. I will take care of football operations
 
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I'd find out what 'low block' means, then get rid of it, because it obviously doesn't work.

I would then stop the cricket, golf, basketball, tennis, etc in training, as they should be practising the actual game, not fannying around.

Lastly, I would introduce a performance-related pay scheme - no performance, no pay! *

* The last point would be introduced across the whole of football, by the way. :)
 
I'd find out what 'low block' means, then get rid of it, because it obviously doesn't work.

I would then stop the cricket, golf, basketball, tennis, etc in training, as they should be practising the actual game, not fannying around.

Lastly, I would introduce a performance-related pay scheme - no performance, no pay! *

* The last point would be introduced across the whole of football, by the way. :)
“Fannying” around........
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I don't think people quite realize how bad things are.

Next window, due to failed transfers and lack of investment over a prolonged period, we NEED to buy;
A goalkeeper to replace Lloris over the next 12-18 months, you can't wait until he's left.
A starting right back, we have two terrible ones.
At LEAST one starting central defender. We don't have a single top one at the moment.
A starting right winger
A backup striker
A starting central midfielder OR attacking midfielder if we are planning on playing Ndombele at 8 or 6.

We also SHOULD buy;
Backup right back, ours are all shit.
Second central defender, we don't have a single one up to par but maybe Toby/Dier with Rodon as 3rd choice would suffice if we have no money.

And that's without Kane or Son leaving. If one of them leaves, we'd have to replace them as well.

Winks, Sissoko, Rose, Sanchez, Dele, Lamela, Bale, Bergwijn, Doherty, Aurier, all need to fuck off. GLC is okayish but he's never fit and can't be relied upon.
Yeah spot on.
Only disagreement would be us needing to buy a starting right winger. I think Bale has looked quite good in the last month, and I see no reason why he can't be on loan for another season.

But to add to your list of issues, sacking Jose will cost £20M, which would further limit our net spend in a transfer window where COVID financial restraints already limits us.
I'm very dispirited.
 
I would play Rodon and Tanganga for a start, we know the other centrebacks aren't good enough so let's find out if these two are worth keeping.
I would play attacking football regardless of who we are playing (minus league cup final where I would accept a pragmatic approach).
I would let Levy know who the players who are not trying, and tell him if he cares about the club then he must replace them.
 
I would hire a hypnotist. I would find a way to have him hypnotize Jeff Bezos so that Bezos believes he wants to buy the team.

I am not sure that Bezos is the saviour many think he is.

There aren't really any signs that if he came in he would be willing to spend tons of money to make the team on the level of an Oil team.

Unless he sees that major success boosts his brand and therefore his wealth, I think he would be much like ENIC/Kroenke and do what he could to maximize his profits, and if that meant that spending an amount that keeps us top 4 and in the CL but never really competing for it, that is what I think he would do.

Maybe it would be an improvement because he could operate at a loss during times like this when cash flow is tight, but I am not sure it would result in City/PSG levels of spending and could be a lot of more of the same.

We need a guy like Cuban or Balmer or the Oil sheiks, that get value in seeing the teams wins that goes above money. That put winning above the bottom line. I am not sure Bezos has shown that he has that.
 
I don't think people quite realize how bad things are.

Next window, due to failed transfers and lack of investment over a prolonged period, we NEED to buy;
A goalkeeper to replace Lloris over the next 12-18 months, you can't wait until he's left.
A starting right back, we have two terrible ones.
At LEAST one starting central defender. We don't have a single top one at the moment.
A starting right winger
A backup striker
A starting central midfielder OR attacking midfielder if we are planning on playing Ndombele at 8 or 6.

We also SHOULD buy;
Backup right back, ours are all shit.
Second central defender, we don't have a single one up to par but maybe Toby/Dier with Rodon as 3rd choice would suffice if we have no money.

And that's without Kane or Son leaving. If one of them leaves, we'd have to replace them as well.

Winks, Sissoko, Rose, Sanchez, Dele, Lamela, Bale, Bergwijn, Doherty, Aurier, all need to fuck off. GLC is okayish but he's never fit and can't be relied upon.
Genuinely think that there's a system that suits the players we have and things are nowhere near as bad as you post. New defenders sure. But someone knows a way to make our amazing players invincible and the average ones good. There is some dross that can fuck off but I think most can do a good job...with the correct management!
 
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