5 New Year’s resolutions that could improve Tottenham in 2019

London, England - December 29, 2018Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring his sides first goalduring Premier League between Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Wembley stadium , London, England on 29 Dec 2018. (Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
London, England - December 29, 2018Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring his sides first goalduring Premier League between Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Wembley stadium , London, England on 29 Dec 2018. (Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto via Getty Images) /
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LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 29: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur look dejected during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Wembley Stadium on December 29, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 29: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur look dejected during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Wembley Stadium on December 29, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images) /

2. Find cover for Harry Kane

You’ll have to forgive Tottenham fans is they are a bit tired of discussing this topic. Finding a competent backup striker has been a priority for Spurs for several years now. From Janssen to Fernando Llorente, the club’s efforts to find Kane’s backup have been fruitless.

That doesn’t mean Levy and the higher-ups at Tottenham can stop trying. Heung-Min Son is capable of leading the line for a game or two, but he’s not physical enough to hold down the position for several weeks. It’s vital that Tottenham conjure up a player capable of leading the line in Kane’s absence down the stretch.

The most obvious way to accomplish this would be to buy a young striker who is willing to learn and grow behind Kane. That’s easier said than done. Most talented strikers across Europe are desperate to find clubs where they can start every week. Tottenham is clearly not that sort of situation.

That means the club may be forced to dip into the lower leagues to find a player willing to sacrifice playing time for the chance to join a big Premier League club. That certainly represents a bigger risk for Spurs, but the more chances they take the better chance at achieving success they have. It’s time for Tottenham to find a second striker in January.