Tottenham Hotspur begin 2016 in the Premier League’s top four and with first place within a single-figure reach. The current campaign has already delivered some considerable highs and a strong Christmastide period has reaffirmed hopes Mauricio Pochettino’s young side could create several more.
Such a healthy position naturally invites confidence. Optimism in fulfilling potential upsides of which the following bold predictions for Tottenham’s year ahead certainly scale such best-case scenarios peaks.
There is a risk here of indulging in little more than guesswork, forgetting that plenty unforeseen can still affect Spurs, good and bad.
The following look at possible landmarks on the horizon for the north London club attempts to consider what is needed to get to them and what could stop Pochettino and his players from doing so.
First up, is a title challenge a possibility?