What's the Case With Tottenham Hotspurs?

By Daviel James
Jon Durr - USA TODAY Sports
Jon Durr – USA TODAY Sports

After the massive summer spending following Gareth Bale‘s departure to Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur looked like a team that could that could have challenged for the title at the start of last season but with the two major signings Roberto Soldado and Erik Lamela taking too much time to adjust to the Premier League, the Spurs found themselves finishing sixth — three points behind a fifth placed Everton. For the upcoming 2014-15 Premier League season the Spurs’ manager, Mauricio Pochettino will be hoping to at least secure a Champions League place in the league.

Tottenham have looked a bit lost since the departure of Bale to Real Madrid but as time progressed they quickly settle and have now found their feet and look more than ready to become a genuine threat to the title. While Tottenham are still looking for more additions before the close of the window, the manager is sure that he has enough talent at his disposal to improve upon last season dismal showing. Tottenham have seem to have their eyes set on signing Wilfried Bony but with the ambition that Swansea FC has to cement their place in the Premier League, it seems unlikely that that deal will take place.

Tottenham are known for their exciting young talent and have recently acquired Eric Dier from Sporting Lisbon. This in itself signals that the club look to be building towards the future. The club has players such as Kyle Walker, Harry Kane, Andros Townsend and Kyle Naughton as class English youth which could serve as the backbone of the club for many years. Pochettino will be hoping for a successful season knowing that the board has invested heavily in the squad over the recent years. Regardless as to what is being said about Tottenham, they are definitely genuine contenders for a top four finish and might even surprise us with a higher finish.

Daviel James is a soccer writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on twitter @davieljames, “Like” him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google.

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