They say that buying big in the January transfer window amounts to some very risky business indeed, but if you’re Tottenham Hotspur, you don’t necessarily have a choice.
For the umpteenth transfer window in a row, Spurs played a very high stakes game of Risk during the summer, which has produced some rather mixed results for the Lilywhites. They may currently sit fourth in the Premier League, but supporters won’t be foolish enough to let that paper over the cracks.
Take your pick from a viable No10, another astute frontman or the desperate need for cover at left-back, to the list of issues that Villas-Boas will be looking to resolve next month. So to give him a little bit of help, we’ve saved the club a packet in scouting costs and knocked up a Top 10 Tottenham transfer wishlist for him to mull over.