Reports have claimed that Mauricio Pochettino is now not prioritising a move for a new striker this summer.

According to the Evening Standard, the manager has been impressed by both Christopher Nkunku and Nicolas Jackson in that position, and is therefore prioritising adding to other areas this summer.

Pochettino has utilised both new signings up top at different points of this season, and he has been rewarded for his optimism in both so far.

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Both have found the net in multiple games during the pre-season tour of the United States, with Jackson particularly impressing.

The Senegal international joined with very little fanfare, as many expected he would not even be a starter when he arrived at the club from Villarreal.

However, two goals and three assists in about 100 minutes of football against Wrexham, Brighton and Newcastle has shown he is a very useful addition.

Pochettino now doesn’t want new striker

Nkunku has also hinted this summer that he is far more suited to the role up front than in behind, which may be causing some disruption to the new manager’s plans.

Pochettino was heard shouting at the Frenchman during a drinks break of their last game to stay deeper, allowing the striker on the day more space to operate in.

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However, reports have now stated that the Argentine is more than content with his current options up top, with those still not yet including the returning Armando Broja.

There had been claims that they were still looking to strengthen their depth up top, although the striker market is certainly not looking too tempting at this current stage.

They had been linked with a move for Dusan Vlahovic, however his future seems to be pointing towards PSG at this stage.

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