Why is Franco Baldini's Tottenham position reportedly in doubt?

Christian Eriksen and Roberto Soldado kicking off for Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur's Franco Baldini is reportedly under pressure following his failure to sign Danny Welbeck on transfer deadline day.

According to reports, Tottenham technical director Franco Baldini could soon be out of a job, following his transfer failings on deadline day. Spurs failed in a late swoop for then-Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck and the Italian could be the fall guy with Mauricio Pochettino's men now left light in attack. 

The Lilywhites did make five new additions throughout the summer window, with former Swansea defender Ben Davies representing the club's most expensive outlay, at £10 million. Baldini also acquired the services of Eric Dier, Federico Fazio, Michel Vorm and Benjamin Stambouli. Meanwhile, United States international DeAndre Yedlin will join the club this time next year.

However, With Emmanuel Adebayor, Harry Kane and Roberto Soldado his only current options up front - the latter failing thus far to hit-it off in the English top flight - the Argentine manager has good reason to be concerned. The club were understood to be in the market for a striker all summer.

With moves for Loic Remy and Wilfried Bony both reportedly failing, the club's search for a first-choice striker allegedly took them to Welbeck. When a deal reportedly collapsed on Monday afternoon, with Arsenal making a late intervention, the White Hart Lane outfit were left with no time to secure an alternative. 

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