It remains to be seen if Daniel Levy will issue new Spurs gaffer Tim Sherwood with the full powers of the Tottenham purse this January, but with Jermain Defoe’s departure to the MLS finalised by an incredibly over-the-top press-conference in Toronto earlier this afternoon, it’s believed the Lilywhites will be looking to add to their roster before the end of the month.

With it being Sherwood’s first ever transfer window of his Premier League management career however, the former England midfielder will have be wary of the booby-traps, outrageous valuations and low-calibre bargain bin journeymen the winter window often successfully accommodates for.

With that in mind, here’s SIX Tottenham transfer targets, all linked with moves to White Hart Lane in the tabloids, that will inevitably fail to live up to expectations in North London and the Lilywhites should avoid at all costs.

CLICK ON SHANE LONG TO REVEAL THE SIX TRANSFER TARGETS THAT WON’T CUT THE MUSTARD

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