Pochettino reveals latest Alderweireld setback and praises 'genius' Dembele

Spurs willing to sell Toby Alderweireld after contract negotiations breakdown

Jose Mourinho recently revealed that he had no plans to buy any attacking players in the summer, and his struggles to find a settled centre back pairing means he's likely to bring in at least one defender to Old Trafford ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.

Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld is a doubt for his side's Premier League clash at Crystal Palace on Sunday after suffering a leg injury in training, manager Mauricio Pochettino said.

'Where are we going if we are letting one of the best centre-halves in the world go?'. "He's one of the players that deserves [a new contract]".

"I told you and then some people use my word to describe him as a genius of the football".

The midfielder has been at the top of his game, particularly against Juventus in the Champions League, with Pochettino not holding back in his praise of the 30-year-old.

MAURICIO POCHETTINO says Mousa Dembele's recent form backs up his claim that the Spurs midfielder is up there with Diego Maradona.

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"'You are going into a battle, no?' And you cannot show this body language because you are a warrior".

"He is an athlete and he could play until he is 40 because his physical condition comes very naturally to him".

"Davinson has incredible energy and he's so fast, but he still needs to improve in different aspects and Jan is a flawless partner to help him achieve all we believe he can". He is a great talent but he is still young.

Whether intentionally or not, Pochettino seems to be painting a positive picture of a possible future without Alderweireld.

"I am not involved in negotiation", he said. This refusal could prove to be chairman Daniel Levy's biggest mistake. "We need to assess him and we can't decide until tomorrow".

"The most important thing is, not only with the centre-backs, but with the full-backs and the offensive players, to be competitive and try to increase the level".

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