Tottenham fans in the Transfer Tavern are attempting to nurse their woes from last night’s defeat with a round of ale, as a lingering sense of deja vu falls upon the Spurs patrons at the bar.
Overall, it’s been a solid season for the White Hart Lane outfit, who are currently third in the Premier League and on course to qualify for the Champions League for a second consecutive campaign.
But it does feel like history is repeating itself a little in north London. The Lilywhites have struggled in the cup competitions once again and fallen slightly adrift of the title race, with rivals Chelsea well ahead at the table’s summit.
It’s hard to point the finger at Mauricio Pochettino, who has brought an exciting playing style and a gritty spirit to the club, but squad depth is still a problem for the Lilywhites.
And to prove that point, our landlord has outlined two players who have undoubtedly been Spurs’ weak links throughout 2016/17.
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