As the minute hand of the transfer deadline clock clicks away, it looks as though we might again have left things too late and will be left disappointed when the window closes.
This has been a familiar feeling over the years, as our chairman Daniel Levy attempts to buy players for the least amount of money possible. You can argue over the merits of this tactic, but it certainly annoys some Spurs fans. In fact, one has become so disillusioned that he has gone to the effort to amend the Wikipedia page for ‘Brinkmanship’, to include a reference to Daniel Levy (it wasn’t me). It’s now been taken down by the moderators, but I managed to grab this before they cleaned things up: