With Tottenham Hotspur suffering two brutal defeats at the hands of powerhouse Manchester offenses in their first outings, it seems clear that Spurs are in dire need of some defensive restructuring.
Yet the rumors out of White Hart Lane seem to indicate that Spurs are more interested in offensive midfielders to add to their packed midfield roster.
Have they all gone insane? I certainly hope not.
There are still a few defensive names on Spurs' radar as the deadline approaches, and if Tottenham knows what's good for them, they'll make good on those rumors as quickly as possible.
These are the five defensive acquisitions that could still be finalized for Tottenham before the deadline.