Spurs manager Pochettino was keen to strengthen his squad after 18 months without a signing and the club hierarchy has responded, loosing the purse strings to snap up Jack Clarke and Tanguy Ndombele.Clarke impressed during a breakthrough campaign with Leeds in the Championship last season and has retuned to Elland Road on loan after the completion of his switch.Meanwhile, Tottenham smashed their transfer record to snap up Ndombele from Lyon for £53million and will hope the Frenchman can hit the ground running when the Premier League action gets underway in August.Ndombele is likely to come straight into Pochettino’s starting XI but the Argentine is still looking for more recruits, with Giovanni Lo Celso having been strongly linked all summer.The midfielder only joined Real Betis on loan from Paris Saint-Germain last year but shone in Spain and the La Liga club were obliged to make the deal permanent for £22m this summer.Betis are now set to fetch double that fee if Spurs complete a move for the attack-minded midfielder who has been identified as a ready-made replacement for Christian Eriksen.The Dane shocked Spurs by suggesting he is ready to move on, with both Manchester United and Real Madrid thought to be interested in signing the playmaker.Tottenham are also pursuing Los Blancos ace Dani Ceballos as Zinedine Zidane clears the decks at the Bernabeu, with Pochettino expected to sign up the Spanish youngster on loan.Ryan Sessegnon is another player linked with a move to north London while full-backs Danny Rose, Kieran Trippier and Serge Aurier have all reportedly been put on the transfer list by Pochettino – as have Victor Wanyama, Vincent Janssen, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Josh Onomah and Marcus Edwards.Meanwhile, Ben Davies and Harry Winks have both signed new contracts at the club so the former is almost certain to start the season at left-back alongside Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld in defence.Alderweireld has been attracting attention from around Europe so Davinson Sanchez would be primed to step in if the Belgian departs while Kyle Walker-Peters may get the nod at right-back if a senior defender is not signed.Son Heung-min is suspended for the opening two matches of the season so Lucas Moura or Erik Lamela will join Dele Alli in providing support for Harry Kane in attack against Aston Villa.Tottenham Hotspur predicted line-up in 2019/20(4-2-3-1): Lloris; Walker-Peters, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies; Ndombele, Ceballos; Moura; Lo Celso, Alli; Kane

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