Spurs two nominees for the PFA player of the year award are polar opposites with bookmakers to land the honour. Gareth Bale is the runaway favourite at around 2/7 with Rafael van der Vaart the rank outsider at 40/1.
Bale is some distance ahead of second favourite Nemanja Vidic and at such slim odds, there’s little point in putting your money on our Welsh midfielder to receive the honour from his peers.
So is Gareth Bale such a certainty for the award? On Saturday he looked to be heading back to his best and reminded us all of the form he showed through to the start of this year. If the vote were taken at Christmas then there really would be no point in talking about other candidates, but perhaps his injury problems might have brought others to the fore.
I have a sneaking feeling that this particular gong will end up going to Scott Parker, but as a Spurs fan I sincerely hope that Gareth comes away with it.