Tottenham Hotspur fans will still be reeling from the news that their star striker Harry Kane is set for over a month out injured (BBC).
Kane is expected to return to training in early March after sustaining yet another ankle injury in the loss to Man United on Sunday.
To make matters worse, Heung Min Son is currently away on international duty with South Korea, and Lucas Moura is struggling with a knock of his own.
This leaves just Fernando Llorente to hold down the fort as the only fit senior forward.
After failing to sign a single player in the summer transfer window, it may be unwise to assume that Spurs will splash out on a new forward in January.
However, Ex-England man Stuart Pearce thinks Spurs may look to take advantage of the loan market to fill a gap until the end of the season, when they can invest properly.
Pearce had this to say on Sky Sports’ The Debate: “I am not sure they will spend this month. I think they will wait until Kane is back and fit.
“It’s a big blow, but they have put all that investment into the training ground and new stadium and the January window is very difficult to get top quality players through the door.
“Maybe the loan market might be a way forward. Chelsea are desperate for a striker too, so maybe you loan someone until the summer.”
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