Following the departure of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid, Tottenham splashed out an incredible £110million on new recruits in the summer, in what was billed as the most pivotal transfer window of the North London club’s history.
Many speculated at the start of the season that the lofty investment, that brought such arrivals as Christian Eriksen, Erik Lamela, Paulinho and Roberto Soldado to White Hart Lane, would propel the club towards the Premier League title race. Some even suggested they could walk away with the English crown this season.
But nine months and one managerial sacking later, and Spurs find themselves in their almost eternal position of just outside the Premier League’s top four, and the great Tottenham revolution simply hasn’t taken place.
With the power of hindsight on our side, we at Football FanCast have come up with SIX fatal flaws of the Lilywhites’ transfer policy, explaining why the Lane outfit haven’t gone on to challenge the Premier League’s order as originally planned.