Tottenham's Danny Rose apologies for 'ill-judged' outburst
Aug 12 2017 by Marjorie Miles
"I forgive him and now we move on".
Spurs begin its top-flight campaign against Newcastle United on Sunday.
But Pochettino was at pains to stress that the matter was not resolved, with Rose's inflammatory comments not indicative of a wider problem within the dressing room.
Tottenham will be without injured full-back Kieran Trippier, after he suffered an ankle injury in last weekend's friendly win over Juventus, while Danny Rose and Erik Lamela are still missing with long-term injuries. Nothing has changed over my perception of him.
It is hard when you have a good team and a clear philosophy and the plan you want to follow, it is not easy to find the right profile [of player].
Now, I appreciate Danny issued an official apology following his rant about THFC. The moment he apologises everyone moves on.
Boss Mauricio Pochettino has faced scrutiny for his limited squad choices after the manager failed to sign any new players during the summer transfer window.
Although leaving your business late is always risky, it's still possible to pull off some shock deals as clubs may be looking to offload their out-of-contract players for any possible price.
The Magpies have won just one opening league match in the last nine seasons and that ironically came against Tottenham, a 2-1 success in 2012.
"I don't understand why now it's a big issue when before it wasn't".
"When you see the market it is a price that can surprise us", said Pochettino. "We're going to strengthen our squad and sign some players who can help us fight".
Their chairmen Daniel Levy would rather invest his money in building out the infrastructure of the club, including Tottenham's new 61,000-seater stadium in north London and their state of the art training facilities for the first team and the youth academy.