"I think we have a very competitive squad, of course that we are hoping to improve, but if you can not improve the most important thing is trying to keep your best team, your best players".
Both Dembele and Alderweireld will now run their contracts into the final 12 months as a result and will be free to talk to foreign clubs from January while Rose is tied to Tottenham until 2021 after signing a long-term deal two years ago.
It's so clear what's going on at the club in the past and present and how we are going to move in the future. I think the club is doing an fantastic effort to try to finish the stadium as soon as possible, and the lodge is finished at the training ground. "We finish the lodge at the training ground".
"Building a stadium that is almost £1 billion".
"Of course it's hard to understand for people in football that Tottenham didn't sign or sell players but sometimes in football you need to behave differently". And then we keep the best players.
Pochettino highlighted the cost of Tottenham's new stadium, which will open this season, arguing that while it is a big investment, Brexit made it more expensive than the figures let on.
If Spurs decide not to cash in, they must attempt to try and get Alderweireld to commit to a new deal. "That is the key this season".
"There's no reason to not trust in our squad and no reason not to believe in our club or believe in what we can do".