Tottenham Transfers: Why Not Pick Up Pavel Pogrebnyak?

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Tottenham Transfers: Why Not Pick Up Pavel Pogrebnyak?
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So, Pavel Pogr...er, Porebg.....um, Pogrebnyak! Yeah, that's it!

He's available on a free now that Fulham and the big Russian haven't come to terms on a new deal.

Though Reading have been linked with the in-limbo Fulham hitman, as well as Russian squads that Pogrebnyak denies he wants to return to, it presents the opportunity for a squad to pick up a player who scored six times in twelve appearances for the Cottagers.

This, of course, begs the question: wouldn't Tottenham like an additional frontman that holds up play, has decent technical ability and can come crashing down on the defense like a giant tree in a forest?

While the deal for Emmanuel Adebayor remains a bit of an unknown at this time, Spurs could put pressure on the City player to take a deal more favorable to Tottenham.

In any case, here's a few reasons Spurs could stand to have the big man in lilly-white during the 2012-2013 season.

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