Occasionally capable of pulling off the sublime:
Iceland international Gylfi Sigurdsson is a useful player to have around. He’s netted 13 times for the Lilywhites since joining them in summer 2012, including a decent return of eight goals in 58 Premier League outings.
That includes this wonder-strike against Hull City earlier this year, which won the Goal of the Year at White Hart Lane:
But too weak to play as a central midfielder and too slow to be considered a long-term solution out wide, the 24 year-old is fundamentally flawed.
The Tottenham management appear to agree, and have resultantly struck a deal offloading Sigurdsson to Crystal Palace: