Premier League football 2012/13: Team guide - Tottenham Hotspur

Your complete guide to Spurs' players, formation and chances in the new season

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Premier League football 2012/13: Team guide - Tottenham Hotspur
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Radio Times staff

HOME GROUND: White Hart Lane

MANAGER: Andre Villas-Boas


LAST SEASON STATS

PREMIER LEAGUE: 4th
FA CUP: Semi-final
LEAGUE CUP: 3rd Round
EUROPE: Europa League group stage
TOP SCORER (ALL COMPS): Emmanuel Adebayor, 18

SQUAD

KEEPERS

1 Heurelho Gomes

23 Carlo Cudicini

24 Brad Friedel

DEFENDERS

4 Younes Kaboul

5 Jan Vertonghen

13 William Gallas

16 Kyle Naughton

19 Sebastien Bassong

20 Michael Dawson

28 Kyle Walker

32 Benoit Assou-Ekotto    

33 Steven Caulker

Bonghani Khumalo    

 MIDFIELDERS

3 Danny Rose

6 Tom Huddlestone

7 Aaron Lennon

8 Scott Parker

10 Rafael Van Der Vaart     

11 Gareth Bale

14 Luka Modric

15 David Bentley

29 Jake Livermore

30 Sandro

31 Andros Townsend

21 Jermaine Jenas

22 Gylfi Sigurdsson

FORWARDS

17 Giovani Dos Santos

18 Jermain Defoe


gareth bale

STAR MAN: GARETH BALE

Tottenham have worked miracles to keep Bale at the club. He got ten goals and 11 assists, from midfield, in the Premier League last season

YOUNG ACE: KYLE WALKER

Won the Young Player of the Year award last season for his runs forward and solid defending

SUMMER TRANSFERS

IN: Jan Vertonghen (Ajax, £10m), Gylfi Sigurdsson (Hoffenheim, £8m)

OUT: Steven Pienaar (Everton, £4.5m), Vedran Corluka (Lokomotiv Moscow, £5m), Niko Kranjcar (Dynamo Kiev, £5.5m), Ryan Nelsen (QPR, free), Ben Alnwick (Barnsley, free), Louis Saha (released), Bongani Khumalo (PAOK, loan), Massimo Luongo (Ipswich, loan)

STRONGEST LINEUP

[GK] FRIEDEL

[RB] WALKER

[CB] VERTONGHEN

[CB] DAWSON

[LB] ASSOU-EKOTTO

[CM] SANDRO

[CM] PARKER

[RW] VAN DER VAART

[AM] MODRIC

[LW] BALE

[ST] DEFOE

4-2-3-1

Style: Attacking with pace

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1 RAFAEL VAN DER VAART - 765,361 followers

2 JERMAIN DEFOE - 924,925 followers

3 AARON LENON - 235,530 followers


RATINGS

DEFENCE: 8

MIDFIELD: 9

ATTACK: 4

OVERALL: 7


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