The Crystal Palace winger didn't enjoy his finest hour at White Hart Lane.
And, according to the Independent, Palace boss Alan Pardew left the north London side with a massive £25 million quote.
So did Mauricio Pochettino's men miss out by not eventually signing the forward?
On Sunday afternoon, his performance at White Hart Lane certainly wouldn't have left Tottenham fans with that impression...
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As Opta stats show, the Crystal Palace winger was left frustrated at White Hart Lane. He created no chances, only landed one cross and completed just six passes in the final third.
What perhaps set Bolasie apart from the rest was his dribbles, with the 26-year-old winning more than any of the Spurs forwards. But the Palace man's Tottenham counterparts bested him in most areas, with his lack of end product criticised by supporters.
Christian Eriksen created three chances in just 24 minutes and even Nacer Chadli was more productive, despite receiving criticism for what was ultimately another quiet display.
It's not the fairest of comparisons, of course, with Crystal Palace as a whole underperforming and Bolasie not being given much in the way of support or service.
But there was still a consensus even before the end of the window that Bolasie wasn't the answer for Tottenham despite the transfer talk. Sunday certainly showed he's human and isn't a world beater that Spurs will feel uncontrollable regret at missing out on.