Whether Tottenham Hotspur make the Premier League’s top four or not will play a massive part in Andre Villas-Boas’s summer transfer plans.
The Portuguese coach believes he is just two or three players short of building a team capable of challenging for the league title, but Champions League football at White Hart Lane is crucial if he is to attract those top names.
But should Spurs fail to qualify for the Champions League, it could be a very different summer transfer activity-wise at White Hart Lane.
Big clubs offering Champions League football may come calling for the players who have performed so well this season, and attracting a top class striker may prove even more challenging.
Here we have compiled a list of five transfer ‘nightmare scenarios’ this summer, which Tottenham fans will be praying never come to fruition.