Spurs fans here in the Tavern can feel a sense of relief, after recovering midweek from a crushing North London Derby defeat at the weekend.
Tottenham Hotspur have provided the world of football with some of the most breathtaking performances, in what’s been a dream of a season so far for the Lilywhites.
After making one of their strongest starts to a Premier League campaign to date, Mauricio Pochettino and his men produced a very out of character performance against a struggling Arsenal side, in what was a Derby day disaster. Losing 2-0 away at the Emirates Stadium, which can mainly be put down to the Argentine’s tactics and decision making in terms of team selection.
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However, in typical Spurs fashion, they managed to pull together to rectify exactly what all the fuss is about, by producing a spirited Champions League comeback to down German giants Borrusia Dortmund 2-1 in what was a topsy-turvy encounter.
With the January transfer window vast approaching, it’s of great importance that Pochettino and his backroom staff are able to recruit the correct type of players that will become of the greatest impact to their title-chasing dreams, both domestically and in Europe.
One player in particular who’s losing his way with current club Manchester United is Armenian Henrikh Mkhitaryan, after Jose Mourinho decided to drop the attacking midfielder for their game against Newcastle at the weekend. Now becoming the latest player to fall under the category of a ‘caged bird’ in this legacy he’s attempting to build at Old Trafford.
So with the availability of the midfielder becoming apparent, here’s a look at THREE reasons as to why Spurs should look to recruit him in January…