Why signing Victor Moses would be a massive step back for Spurs

The Chelsea winger, on loan at Stoke last term, has been linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur.

Normally, if you're linked with a Chelsea player, it's a good thing.

They're the Premier League champions, after all, meaning any other top-flight side should be happy enough with those the Blues are willing to offload. That certainly appears to be the case for Arsenal with Petr Cech.

But, for Tottenham Hotspur, it's slightly different. Indeed, the Daily Mirror have linked the north London side with a move for Victor Moses.

That, though, doesn't quite fall into the category of a Chelsea player that would improve your squad.

Moses is a man who has desperately struggled to make his mark at Stamford Bridge and anyone willing to take him off Chelsea's hands would be doing the club a huge favour.

The 24-year-old has done well at Stoke City but, with all due respect to Stoke - a side who beat Tottenham 3-0 lest we forget - the Potters finished ninth and it was a very good season for them. Spurs finished fifth and it was considered another disappointment.

Moses isn't top-four quality. He proved that at both Chelsea and Liverpool. He may have improved but he's not the kind of player who will improve Tottenham's first team.

There are occasional, bland statistics that suggest Moses may be a good signing - like his rate of dribbles. But Spurs know better than to base their transfer policy on things like that after the last few years, don't they?

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