Spurs saw a promising first-half of the season come undone as they crashed out of the UEFA Champions League at the last-16, while also exiting the FA Cup at the semi-finals.
"For example, we have finished ninth or maybe eighth but we have finished in the top 10 only two times for 18 years".
Spurs will feature in the Champions League for a third consecutive season as they look set to finish third in the Premier League - victory over Leicester City on Sunday would secure that position behind champions Manchester City and second-placed Manchester United.
But Pochettino expects a hard off-season as Spurs try to compete with the likes of City, United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool.
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Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino insists that his club are an attractive one that can offer attractive salaries, but admits there are always players that have different motivations and want to live different experience. "It's the World Cup and you can't expect to go without any pressure". This should be great news to Mauricio Pochettino and the clubs board members as it gives them a boost of confidence, and wards off the likes of Real Madrid, and Manchester United who are interested in his services. "It will be a fantastic stadium, but you need to make the stadium your home".
"After we can develop the play and a lot of things". Sometimes you need to sign opportunities when you can't get your top priorities.
"Although in scoring terms Harry Kane continues as a precision killer while Spurs are a revving power, eyeing a new stadium and a trophy or two". No one knows what will happen.
"In transfer windows, you can never put your finger on it".
He said: "Sometimes we can not have success or we do not have the good result or reward, but about the performance and desire, we have to put on the pitch our best performance, collectively and individually". If the desire is not here it is not possible to see after the quality or the good play we can do. The team was complete, unbelievable with the fans, without the corner, remember, at White Hart Lane.