DESPITE their frequent finishes in the top-four, Tottenham have not experienced any real success in the Premier League.
Yes, they have been challenging for the title in recent seasons but always end up failing. Spurs have frustrated their supporters by promising so much, but delivering so little.
However, in spite of the team’s shortcomings, Spurs supporters have had the pleasure of watching some talented players during the Premier League era, none more so than these three.
More than once labelled a one season wonder, Harry Kane has proved himself to be one of the best strikers in the world scoring 136 league goals in 201 games.
Kane was a raw talent when he first broke into the Spurs team in the 2013/2014 season.
The England captain is an old type of centre-forward. He isn’t exactly skilful or a striker, defenders are going to be worried about him getting in behind them because he is not that quick, but his ability to bring team-mates into the game and his finishing is what makes him one of the world’s best strikers.
Although, he has been consistently scoring over 15 goals a season for the past six seasons, Kane wasn’t always the deadly finisher he is now.
His game has changed more in recent years with the player dropping deeper, perhaps showing his intelligence because Kane knows he doesn’t have the speed to run in behind defenders.
His statistics might not have shown it, but Luka Modric was a player Spurs were lucky to have.
The Croatian has proved to be one of the best midfielders during his generation and was perhaps under-appreciated during his time at Spurs.
I think that was more because of the team’s failings rather than his own, because during his four years at the club, Modric was a standout player.
He is one of those midfielders I admire so much, a midfielder that controls the tempo of the game. He was always destined for better than Spurs.
Another player who was always going to go move onto a bigger club than Spurs was Dimitar Berbatov.The Bulgarian looked disinterested half the time, but they was no doubting his talent.
His partnership with Robbie Keane was one of the best in remier League history. He was the most naturally talented player to play for Tottenham in the Premier League.