Tottenham Hotspur could be rewarded by bringing a familiar face back to White Hart Lane this summer.
The form of Giovani Dos Santos at Villarreal suggests that he is the exact sort of addition Spurs could do with to enhance their team and his arrival would strengthen their attack considerable.
Dos Santos was at Spurs for four years as a youngster, but he failed to make the grade, despite showing promise on a number of loan spells.
The Mexican international was always tipped to have the potential to be a star at White Hart Lane, but he never fulfilled his talents and his move was best for all parties when it did happen.
Since leaving, the skilful attacker has gone on to become a key player for both club and country and he appears more capable of making to step-up to playing at Tottenham now.
Dos Santos has never been a clinical finisher, but it is his work slightly deeper that makes him such a threat.
A creative influence, his deft touch and vision means that he is a frequent source of assists and his ability to forge chances for others would fit in perfectly at Spurs at the moment.
Tottenham were looking for a number nine last summer, but Harry Kane's emergence has limited their need for a starting goalscorer and instead they need more players to provide chances for their academy graduate.
Although Christian Eriksen is a hugely talented player, beyond him their are weaknesses in all their other attacking options and Dos Santos looks an upgrade.
He could play out-wide or as a number 10 and his trickery and pace would mean he provides a different sort of outlet to those already in Spurs' squad.
His time at White Hart Lane previously is an added bonus, as he is unlikely to need long to settle in, and Mauricio Pochettino could benefit from giving his fellow South American a second chance to impress in north London.