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These are the three things Llorente must do to break into Tottenham’s XI right away

The Tottenham fans in the Transfer Tavern have yet to see the best of summer acquisition Fernando Llorente.

The Lilywhites captured the Spanish striker on transfer deadline day for £12.1million, according to Sky Sports, from Swansea after his fifteen goals in his debut campaign in English football helped guide the Welsh-club to Premier League safety. That record convinced Mauricio Pochettino to pursue him as an alternative to Harry Kane up front.

But his opportunities have inevitably been limited with just three starts across all competitions and none of those coming in the league and he’s played just fifty-two Premier League minutes. The former Juventus man has been unable to score in any of those outings and his confidence would likely have taken a further hit when Son Heung-Min was preferred to him up front- in the absence of the injured Kane- in the 1-0 defeat at Man United on Saturday.

He did start his side’s 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League and ahead of the return fixture at Wembley on Wednesday, here are 3 things Llorente must do to break into Tottenham’s XI…

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