Tottenham missed the chance to close the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea after only managing a 0-0 draw at struggling Sunderland on Tuesday night.
Mauricio Pochettino’s men would have been hoping to get back to winning ways after drawing 2-2 with Manchester City last time out, and certainly would’ve fancied their chances against David Moyes’ men, who had lost four of their preceding five league matches.
Nonetheless, the Black Cats produced a resolute and spirited performance to prevent the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, and Christian Eriksen from continuing their good form, but it meant that, coupled with Chelsea’s draw at Liverpool, Spurs missed the opportunity to cut the gap between them and the Blues to seven points.
However, Arsenal’s defeat at home to Watford meant that they did at least move up to second in the Premier League table, although that nine-point gap to Chelsea is surely too big a margin to come back from with 15 games to go.
Tuesday also coincided with the closing of the transfer window, with many feeling that Spurs needed to bring in some reinforcements to avoid petering out in the title race, like that did last season.
Yet, despite being linked to many players, Spurs were one of several Premier League clubs that didn’t act, so here is what their FRONT FOUR could have looked like had they landed one key deal last month…