With the departures of Luka Modric and more recently Gareth Bale to Real Madrid it is quite evident that Spurs need a player who is able to create chances out of nothing and who is able to link up with the poacher that is Roberto Soldado.
With Tottenham losing the North London derby 1-0, attentions were focused on the way in which Spurs failed to create any real chances. Tottenham did in fact have the most of the possession which highlights how good Spurs are at retaining the ball. However with a midfield three of Mousa Dembele, Paulinho and Etienne Capoue it is hard to see how the combination of these three players will allow Spurs to create numerous attempts on goal.
With the completed signing of Christian Eriksen from Ajax, he may be able to provide much more attacking flair which is what Spurs seemed to lack at the Emirates. Spurs have three excellent midfielders who are able to run with the ball at pace however against much tougher opposition this style of play may not be most effective.
Eriksen's transfer was vital as he has many attributes that can take up this void that we are seeing currently and saw many times during last season. With 25 goals in 113 appearances for Ajax, Eriksen shows that he has a good eye for goal but it is his large number of assists that could really add to this current Spurs squad.
Spurs really need an injection of pace in midfield and Eriksen certainly fits the bill. Aged only 21 years old Eriksen has been capped 37 times which shows that despite only starting his career, Eriksen has bags of experience. He has managed to perform at the highest level, scoring against Manchester City in last years Champions League group stage making him a proven asset.
Eriksen passing ability has definitely not gone unnoticed and with the fee reported to be £11.5m Tottenham have another bargain on their hands.
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