Tottenham picked up their sixth successive win in all competitions last weekend when they overcame Championship side Aston Villa 2-0 in the third round of the FA Cup.
Goals from Ben Davies and Son Heung-min sealed Mauricio Pochettino’s men a place in the last 32 of the world’s oldest club competition, where they will play host to League Two high-flyers Wycombe Wanderers in a few weeks’ time.
Nonetheless, Spurs turn their attentions back to the Premier League this weekend, with Tony Pulis’ West Brom visiting White Hart Lane in a bid to become the first team to win there in the league this season.
However, Pochettino’s men go into Saturday’s encounter having beaten league leaders Chelsea 2-0 in their last league outing, which has since raised hopes that Tottenham could end a 56-year wait for the First Division title this season.
Spurs have won their last five league games, and know that victory in Saturday’s early kick-off would take them above Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool into second place, and to within four points of Antonio Conte’s Chelsea.
Yet, many still feel that Spurs will come up short this season, just like they did last term, unless Pochettino brings in one or two reinforcements this month.
Thus, here are TWO midfielders that would be perfect for Tottenham in January…