It’s been a usual mixed bag for Tottenham fans so far during this transfer window. The White Hart Lane faithful have had to endure rumours regarding possible outgoings as well as possible incomings, with the future of their manager Andre Villas-Boas and star man Gareth Bale both under the spotlight.
AVB is ready to begin his second season in charge of the white half of North London, knowing that another near miss in regards to Champions League qualification will not be good enough.
Last season’s case of so near and yet so far has proved costly on a number of levels, most importantly affecting their transfer budget.
After the North London derby triumph over Arsenal last March, AVB was pencilling in potential summer signings he could make with the lucrative Champions League transfer budget he looked set to have at his disposal.
But a couple of costly end of season defeats coupled with some exceptional form from Arsenal has left Tottenham playing catch up once more, and added extra pressure for the new season.
There have been no signs of the club feeling sorry for themselves however, with some exciting signings made and more in the pipeline if rumours are to be believed.
Here we countdown five things we have learnt from Tottenham’s summer transfer activity so far.