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My Spurs Squad for 2008/09

With our beloved club already spent around 21m on 2 new players before the transfew window has officially been opened, it made me think how much and who else are we realisticly going to bring in. When you look at the players we have on our books we do have a talented bunch to choose from right now. But we also have a few players who look likely to move on. Here is how I see our summer activities REALISTICLY happening.

OK so its a little football manager 08/09 but we can all have our own opinion on how we see the club going next season cant we????

First we need to re-coup some of the fees already paid out. This will be by selling 'squad' players who IMO I dont see Ramos having in his plans. These are: Name/Fee/Rumoured/ Possible interested clubs

Alnwick 1m (Championship clubs)

Gardner 2m (Stoke, QPR)

Rocha 1.5m (Benfica)

Lee 1m (PSV)

Chimbonda (Newcastle, Villa)

Stalteri 1m

Ekotto 1.5m (Possibly a move back to France)

Ghaly 2m (Just cant see the club allowing him back in the plans, just want this 'massive club' he claimed last year to come in and give us a massive fee for him)

Tainio 2m (Villa, Pompey)

Boateng 3m (IMO just hasnt shown enough and the fact Ramos wanted him at Sevilla, yet he hardly featured when JR had a closer look at him makes me think he doesnt see him as a 1st team player now)

Zokora 4m (although we all love his dance and enthusiasm for the fans, just doesn't dominate games or play consistently enough for my liking)

With 11 players gone and a rough income of 17.5m back. You would like to think Ramos would have a kitty of around 20-30m to spend left (we seem to roughly spend that most summers).

This would leave us with a 1st team squad of
GK ????? (Robbo)

DF Hutton (Gunter), Woodgate (Dawson), King (Kaboul), Bale (Gilberto)

MF Lennon (Malbranque), Modric (Jenas),VELOSO (Huddlestone), Dos Santos (O'Hara), Taraabt

ST Keane, Berba, Bent

Now I think out-field wise we are only a DM short, who I think highly of Veloso. Didnt looked fazed or outplayed in either of the Utd games in the CL last season and whenever I have seen him for Sporting or Portugal (& U21's) has always looked one of the best on the pitch. I also see a possibilty of Kaboul being loaned which would mean we would buy in another CB. However with the horrible thought that King cant play as regularly as we would all like I think he may still bring 1 in anyway and have 5 registered CB's on the books.

I am undecided on the GK but IMO it shold be between Almera and Foster. And if Robbo is sold we shold also look at Schmeical who wants to leave Man City.

The squad of 20 outfield players would also allow players such as Dervitte, Archibald-Henville, Rose, Pekhart and Bostock to be more involved in the 1st team set up with the inclusion of 7 subs allowed next season. These are probably our strongest reserve/academy players (when Bostock signs) who deserve a chance at some point.


Now if you think this is totally useless have your own opinion and see just how different we see our club next season.

Lets just hope we can be more consistent in the league and further our progress in the cups!!!

COYS!!!




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Date:Saturday June 7 2008

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