Tottenham Hotspur are the only Premier League club yet to make a new signing this season, as their season threatens to collapse in on itself.
Just five days ago, Tottenham were still in all four competitions they started the year in, but after two cup exits, any realistic trophy hopes have vanished.
Spurs were denied a League Cup final by rivals Chelsea, as they lost 4-2 on a penalty shootout in mid week.
The Lilywhites were then knocked out of the FA Cup in the fourth round by Premier League opposition, Crystal Palace.
This leaves just the Premier League and Champions League left for Tottenham this year, with neither offering up a real chance for silverware.
However, the plan must now be for a top four Premier League finish, and a signing or two could do wonders.
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