Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino expects to make changes at White Hart Lane this summerGetty Images

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino insists he will have the final say on the club's transfers this summer.

In previous years, Spurs have operated under a structure whereby club chairman Daniel Levy, technical director Franco Baldini and chief scout Ian Broomfield have had a say in the club's transfer dealings.

Former manager Andre Villas-Boas, who was relieved from his post at White Hart Lane in December 2013, have been particularly scathing of the model which he believes robbed him of the chance to succeed at the club.

But ahead of the summer, where further changes to squad personnel are expected, Pochettino has made it clear he now has the final word on the comings and goings at the club.

"For all managers at all clubs, it is important on the players coming in than you always agreed with the club in signing these players. This is not only for me, but all managers," Pochettino said.

"We have worked very hard in the last six months to identify our targets, to have a clear idea and picture, we analyse and assess all the situations to deliver in the summer.

"You know you do not have much time to decide, the holidays are coming and we need to be ready to take the decisions."

Tottenham's traditional transfer policy underwent drastic change in the summer of 2013 following the world record sale of Gareth Bale. The club embarked on a spending spree that exceeded £100m as seven players arrived in north London as the club broke their transfer record three times in a matter of weeks.

The ambitious project failed to pay off, though, costing Villas-Boas his job in the process. In December 2014, the current Zenit St Petersburg boss hit back at Spurs and revealed the club had failed to back him in attempts to sign players he had identified for the club's attempts to break into the top four of the Premier League, including current Chelsea pair Willian and Oscar, and Portugal international Joao Moutinho.

Levy countered those claims in April at a meeting with the Tottenham Hotspur Supporters' Trust, insisting there was a collective responsibility over the club's signings.