BBC pundit poses a big question for Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur are in the Premier League title race this season.

Garth Crooks has asked a major question of Tottenham Hotspur on BBC Sport.

The former Tottenham forward has asked whether the North London outfit would be able to hold on to their prized assets and build for the future.

“Now, here's the thing,” Crooks has written on BBC Sport. “Spurs have unearthed a gem in Alli and have an exceptional striker in Harry Kane.

“However, the question I pose is: are Spurs prepared to ignore the obvious requests that are bound to come in from clubs with deep pockets, now and in the future, and seriously build on the squad they have and go for the title everyone keeps telling me they are capable of winning?”

Tottenham are in the Premier League title race this season, and at the very least they should be able to finish in the top four.

While it is highly unlikely that the North London outfit will sell any key players in the January transfer window, speculation will be rife in the summer.

The likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Hugo Lloris could be eyed by big(ger) clubs in England and in Europe.

Tottenham are a big club, but for them to go on to the next level and establish themselves a real force in English football, they need to hold on to their best players.

It is an easy option to sell top players for big money, as Spurs have done in the past with Gareth Bale and Dimitar Berbatov, but chairman Daniel Levy should resist all temptation to repeat history in the summer transfer window.

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