Three potential out-of-contract bargains for Spurs
Tottenham Hotspur will be disappointed not to be keeping pace with the league leaders in the same way they did for much of last season.
Way adrift of table-toppers Chelsea, even a couple of draws will knock them out of the picture completely.
Recruiting well is a key priority in January and beyond. With the title looking increasingly out of reach this season, next summer is as important as ever.
Spurs always have plenty of money to spend but perhaps not to the level that can be splashed by Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea, and that makes it all the more important to get value out of their transfers.
There’s many out-of-contract stars around European football and Spurs are well placed to offer them good wages, a passionate fanbase and a competitive first-team.
Here are THREE such stars that could make an impact on Pochettino’s side…