The middle of Tottenham Hotspurs' formation is not exactly where most of their worries currently lie, aside from a few headaches being generated by wantaway star Luka Modric. The truth is, Tottenham is looking as strong as ever in the midfield, having so far retained stars Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, and Raphael van der Vaart (who is looking as healthy as any Spurs fan could hope).
Tottenham needs a striker, and everybody knows it. But that hasn't stopped the North London outfit from scanning the market for some potential midfield talent. Particularly with Modric still attempting to force a move away from White Hart Lane, there's a chance that they're going to have some gaps to fill.
While a high-profile midfield signing during the summer transfer window seems increasingly unlikely, they've had their eyes on a few well-known names. Here are six of the midfielders that Tottenham have been rumored to be interested in throughout the summer months.