Tottenham are a team on the up under Andre Villas-Boas. Many were surprised to see former boss Harry Redknapp relieved of his post at the end of the season, but the Portuguese gaffer seems to be already on par with Redknapp’s best ever record of securing a top four finish at White Hart Lane.

But Spurs fans are ever-expectant, and should this season be a success, they’ll want further progression of the first-team with a view to becoming real contenders in the Premier League title race in the near future.

But whom can they sign and what personnel can be brought in that will propel Spurs to the next level alongside the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea?

Here are ten suggestions of footballers from across Europe who could make the difference for Tottenham. Some are experienced pros with a solid track record, others are a good piece of business, and a few are potential wonder-kids who could be part of the long-term plan at White Hart Lane.

Click on Marco Reus to find out the top ten signings who could make a difference to Tottenham’s fortunes

Marco Reus