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Dawson remains committed but is well short of his best
Dawson remains committed but is well short of his best.

10. Michael Dawson

Tottenham Hotspur Michael Dawson embodies the kind of commitment, desire and will-to-win that Spurs boss Tim Sherwood demands, but has been well short of his very best this season.

Dawson has got no favours from two Tottenham managers committed to playing a high defensive line, leaving the England international consistently exposed during humiliating thrashings against the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City.

The 30-year-old has two years left on his contract at White Hart Lane, and while a concerted recruitment drive last summer has spectacularly failed to deliver Champions League football you have to think defensive reinforcements will be a priority under a new boss for next term. 

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