"If you cannot add players who can improve your squad, the most important thing is to make sure you do not lose your best player".
Pochettino added: "We have a very good squad, with very good players and it is very hard to add players to that".
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.
Having already sold Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus during this transfer window, club president Florentino Perez needs to add a "Galactico" to his Real Madrid squad in order to appease restless fans and he has apparently identified Eriksen as the man he wants at the Bernabeu. "We finish the lodge at the training ground".
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"Of course we didn't sell players and with 25 players in the squad it's hard to add".
"I was so clear with everyone", Pochettino said. [So is] building a stadium that is almost £1 billion - that is true, don't believe £400 million.
Despite no new arrivals for the first season at their brand new stadium, Pochettino feels they can still go on to do great things this term. Then with Brexit it's worse because the cost is 30 per cent more.
But despite Spurs' lack of summer activity, Pochettino has refused to panic, insisting he has a very competitive squad ahead of their league opener at Newcastle - live on Sky Sports on Saturday. I am so proud of them because they were very focused on trying to arrive in a very good condition.
But Pochettino believes the club have acted on his demand in a different way.