To take Spurs forward for the rest of the season and beyond will require, amongst other things, great leadership on the pitch. With our club captain Ledley King missing for so long and his previous deputy now playing at West Ham, the armband has regularly been worn by his centre-half partner Michael Dawson.
Dawson arrived at White Hart Lane in 2005. He had been spoken of as a promising player during his time at Nottingham Forest, but it took a while for a Premier League club to take a chance on him. When he did come to Spurs, it was almost as an afterthought as part of the Andy Reid deal.
He quickly established himself in the first team and as you fast forward to 2011, he is part of the England set up and one of the first names on the team sheet at Spurs.
While we have seen Ledley come back before, you get the feeling this could be it for him. At 27, Dawson is coming into his prime and Harry for one will see him as the natural successor as club captain.
Whenever you mention Michael Dawson his name brings a mixed reaction from fans, so is he the man to lead the club forward for the next few years, or should we be looking outside of White Hart Lane for our next club captain?