Mauricio Pochettino’s team has plodded along all summer, retaining its best players and squeezing all the juice out of its sales (Manchester City paid £54 million [$69 million] for Kyle Walker), while builders put together a shiny, and expensive, new stadium in Tottenham. Tottenham, it seems, has opened up its wallet. Elsewhere, Manchester United is looking to dig even deeper into its purse, as it searches for a winger.
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On paper, everything looks rosy for Monaco: they sit with six points from a possible six in Ligue 1 and go to Metz chasing a record 15th successive victory in France’s top flight. The Stade Louis II club have thus far negotiated the transfer window without losing more than a small handful of starters and saw Radamel Falcao at his very best last weekend as they recorded a 4-1 win away to Dijon. Kylian Mbappe has struck the first difficult period of his career.