This time last year, Tottenham had missed out on Champions League qualification on the final day to north London rivals Arsenal, and were about to lose star man Gareth Bale for a world record fee to Real Madrid.
In the 12 months that has passed, you would have to say no progress has been made on or off the pitch.
Andre Villas-Boas has since been sacked, as has his replacement Tim Sherwood.
And of all the signings made last summer with the money used from the Bale transfer, only Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen has had any sort of significant impact.
Tottenham once again find themselves at a major crossroads, with chairman Daniel Levy under increasing pressure to hire a manager capable of taking the club forward.
A lack of Champions League qualification means there won’t be the money to spend that the club were afforded last summer, so whoever steps into the vacant managerial post may have to ship a fair bit of the deadwood in order to bring in his own recruits.
Despite the uncertainty surrounding the managers position, Tottenham have still been linked with a host of top players from across Europe.
Click on White Hart Lane to reveal the 5 ‘most likely’ candidates to become Tottenham’s first signing this summer.
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