Liverpool could force Jose Mourinho into making Tottenham transfer decision

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    Liverpool beating Tottenham this weekend could lead to Spurs boss Jose Mourinho demanding money is spent in this window, says transfer expert Duncan Castles. Tottenham welcome Premier League leaders Liverpool to their north London home on Saturday (5.30pm). Mourinho is set to be without both Harry Kane and Moussa Sissoko due to injury. Castles says Mourinho was told when he replaced Mauricio Pochettino in November last year that there would not be any money available for him to spend in January. However, a comprehensive defeat at the hands of Liverpool could lead to the Portuguese requesting for funds. “[Not having a replacement for Kane] coupled with losing Moussa Sissoko is going to cause them problems,” Castles said on the Transfer Window Podcast. “At present, it doesn’t seem as if he is going to be granted the resources to try and solve those problems in the January market. JUST IN: Arsenal and Chelsea hero Cesc Fabregas sticks the boot into Tottenham “When he took the job the expectation was they wouldn’t be spending in January. “The idea was to work with the players he inherited, make them better, which I think we’ve seen him do. “Certainly the results have taken an upturn from what Mauricio Pochettino achieved earlier in the season. “But I think it’s an interesting few weeks because there is a decision that has to be taken here with those key players going out, especially with Kane going out. DON'T MISSPremier League done deals: Every confirmed transfer in the top flight this January [TRANSFERS]Paul Pogba provides behind the scenes injury update as Man Utd star prepares for operation [VIDEO]PSG star Edinson Cavani makes Man Utd transfer decision after receiving offer [RUMOURS] READ MORE Jenas names Spurs' best player who is a ‘complete Jose Mourinho-type' “The argument you can make is that he should have a backup to Kane anyway in that squad. “Do you want to try and go for Champions League football? Do you want to try and go as deep in the Champions League as possible? “The squad being as thin as it is at the moment, being unbalanced in its structure in the first place and have also got problems with Tanguy Ndombele who isn’t able to put a run of games together, do you need to go into the market and perhaps add one player there? “Will Mourinho, say it goes badly against Liverpool this weekend, will he start putting pressure on Daniel Levy and arguing ‘We need to do this now, let me have a bit of cash to try and sort things in this window and then we’ll work out this properly again in the summer window’?” Trending READ MORE Jose Mourinho backed to make Real Madrid January swap deal Mourinho has led Tottenham from 14th to sixth in the Premier League table during his time at the club. Following Sunday’s 1-1 FA Cup draw at Middlesbrough, he claimed there could be incomings and outgoings in his squad this month. “I know the market is open for everybody, but it’s open in two directions, people can come, people can leave. So let’s see