"I was managing a Tottenham team that I thought could go on and win the title, I genuinely believed that.
I took Louis Saha and Ryan Nelsen on free transfers - we were short, we had injuries at centre half and I had no striker. If we had gone out and spent money then...
Luis Suarez was a player that we were looking at.
I spent three hours with Hazard in a hotel room in Paris - I met him at the airport - he was dead keen to come to Tottenham"
"The size of the club, the fan-base and its infrastucture makes you dream you can go higher but the philosophy at the top prevents you from doing so"
"After the Champions League final, four years in the top-four, then two years without signing, a different management strategy was needed.
Sometimes the vision of a coaching staff is not accepted by the club management. We could anticipate what could happen"
To Dare Is Too Dear