As the January transfer window inches toward its close, the future of Wesley Sneijder remains unclear.
Despite the fact that Turkish club Galatasaray have reportedly agreed on a €10 million fee with Inter, Sneijder has dragged his feet in accepting the move. The delay tactics are most likely being done with the hope that the midfielder will get a move to the Premier League, where Tottenham and Liverpool have expressed interest.
With just about two weeks remaining in the window, both clubs will need to step up their pursuits if they hope to snag the transfer.
So should Spurs bother going after Sneijder and hijacking the deal?
Of course, there are a lot of factors beyond on-field performance that go into any transfer, most notably the transfer fee and the weekly wage.
Looking past the financial side, though, one can see the potential benefits that would come to Tottenham from acquiring the attacking midfielder.
Here are five reasons Wesley Sneijder would propel Spurs into the Premier League's Top Three.