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Possibly, but no one can doubt that Spurs' midfield is one of the most talented, exciting to watch and productive units in the Premier League, and this is the driving force toward their success so far this season.
The moves made by the club in the summer were key to creating such a strong midfield.
Firstly, they managed to keep Luka Modric at the club despite interest from Chelsea and strong speculation that he would move to Stamford Bridge.
Despite what everyone says about Gareth Bale, Modric was Tottenham's best player last season, and has continued this season like he ended the last one, as a key playmaker and the creative force on their dangerous counter-attacks.
He is supported by last year's PFA Player of the Year, Gareth Bale. Although he was overrated last season, he was still a great player, and is even better this season.
Not only is he dangerous on the wing, but je also comes to the center of the field to set up attacks, and in general has become key to linking up with forwards such as Emmanuel Adebayor, who owes some of his success at Tottenham to the Welshman.
Finally, the signing of Scott Parker in the summer was key. Despite playing for relegated West Ham United last season, Parker excelled in his role just in front of the defense, cutting out opposition attacks and orchestrating counter-attacks.
This is exactly what he does well at Tottenham, as he is key in supporting the defense when the opponents have possession, but also sets up the likes of Modric, Bale and van der Vaart, the ones who create the chances.