Why it's more important than ever that Tottenham Hotspur sign a striker

Tottenham Alex Pritchard

Tottenham Hotspur could make a real charge for a Champions League place, if they can find a clinical finisher in the January transfer window.

Tottenham Hotspur's start to the season has made it all the more imperative that they sign a striker in the January transfer window. 

Spurs have been in brilliant form over the early part of the campaign, but their lack of cutting edge has cost them points on multiple occasions.

The Lilywhites may be unbeaten in their last eight Premier League matches, but their total of points could have been far greater if they had an in-form striker in their ranks.

Although Harry Kane is a wonderful talent, he is struggling in front of goal at the moment and cannot be expected to shoulder sole responsibility for the side's goalscoring issues.

As a result, it is hugely important that Tottenham sign a clinical finisher in January, as they will have a real chance of making it into the top four if they do.

Spurs have sorted out their defensive issues, and have conceded just seven times over the campaign so far, but to really take advantage of their formidable backline they need a potent strike force.

It means that January is the time for Daniel Levy to spend big on a front-man, with the prize of Champions League football on offer if he does. 

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