Like many Premier League sides, Tottenham face a pivotal summer transfer window. For Andre Villas-Boas, it will be as much about who he can hold on to as well as who he may sign, with the future of Gareth Bale crucial to their hopes of landing a top four spot next season.
Bale almost single handedly took Spurs into the Champions League last season, only for North London rivals Arsenal to pip them to the post on the final day.
Now the dust has settled, much of the frustration attributed to the way in which Spurs ultimatley missed their seasons’ target, came down to the fact they failed to purchase a top class striker in either of the seasons’ transfer windows.
Jermain Defoe performed admirably, whilst Emmanuel Adebayor struggled to show any kind of form throughout the season – an end of season man of the match performance against Chelsea aside.
The Tottenham manager like his predecessor Harry Redknapp, has said before how he believes his current squad are just a couple of world class additions short of being title challengers.
With that in mind, here are five striking options for Tottenham to ponder this summer.