Andre Villas-Boas is being found out, and about time. Last season every Spurs fan (including me) thought AVB was the right man for the job as he achieved the club's biggest ever points tally in the Premier League.

However if we look back was it really AVB's tactics that got us that total or was it simply the sheer brilliance of Gareth Bale?

The Welshman saved Spurs from dropping points time and time again last season with unbelievable strikes, games against West Ham, Southampton and Sunderland are only a few fixtures where Bale had to score a 90th minute goal to give Spurs the three points.

But last season is in the past and surely Spurs' 'golden age' would be right now with the amount of money they've spent, right?

Well not exactly, Spurs have spent a whopping £100m+ on seven players which includes the likes of Soldado, Paulinho and Lamela, who all at one point broke the Spurs transfer record.

Even with these new additions Spurs are currently sitting in 9th place in the Premier League.

Spurs have also not been so clinical in front of goal either as they have only scored NINE goals in the league with three of them being penalties. Is this a striking problem or is it a tactical problem? I blame tactics.  

AVB doesn't seem to know what the word attack means, Spurs are always passing it around the midfield or the backline at such a slow pace.

The attack is so slow that when teams lose the ball they are able to get everyone back to defend before Spurs have even reached the half way line, the pace is so slow and is boring to watch.

AVB a few weeks back blamed the fans for not getting behind the team, well it's quite hard to get excited and cheer for your team when the football they are playing is boring and makes you want to fall asleep.

Another problem I have with AVB is that he doesn't want to play players in their correct positions.

Firstly he's been playing Vertoghen left-back the last couple of weeks and he has publicly said that he doesn't like playing there.

Now in the summer Spurs were looking for a left-back because they were short on options, so if Spurs were short of options why did AVB loan out Assou-Ekotto?

Also AVB has a habit of playing central attacking midfielders (CAM's) out on the wings. Chadli, Siggurdson and Holtby have all been pushed out wide at some point this season. They are not natural wingers and will naturally play more central. He has also played Lamela and Lennon on the left side and Dawson at right back this season.

This section is going to be little things that AVB does which infuriate me. He has a personal problem with Defoe because no matter how many goals he scores in the Europa League Adebayor will always be picked ahead of him in the Premier League.

He doesn't play Lamela or Eriksen enough in the Premier League.

His team doesn't attack fast enough, AVB brings Soldado back for corners, these are only a few things AVB does that get under my skin.

So, if we were to sack AVB mid-season who could we bring in?

Jurgen Klinnsman would be my ideal replacement, he in currently manager of the USA and lead them to a qualification spot for Brazil 2014 World Cup.

However getting him would be highly unlikely as I assume he'll want to do the World Cup.

Bringing back Harry Redknapp would be a good option as well, even Paul Lambert and Michael Laudrup would be good replacements.

Spurs need to rethink their plan and they need to do it fast, or otherwise AVB will undo all the hard work Redknapp did and make Spurs a laughing stock once more.

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