January is probably the window that managers wish didn’t exist. For most it is an unnecessary distraction during one of the most critical points in the calendar, and even for those looking to strengthen it can be pretty unrewarding.

Tottenham were able to pull off a sensational spending spree over the summer, but given the change of management and usual inability to go big in January, this window may have to be a creative one for the Premier League club.

So with that in mind, we run the rule over the SIX ‘leftfield’ signings that Spurs should think about during January.

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Diego Forlan