Sport Emmanuel Adebayor has scored four goals in five games since his return to the team

The Portuguese manager gave Villas-Boas just 45 minutes of action this season having isolated him from the first-team squad

<b>Christian Benteke</b><br/>
Spurs' lack of forward options cost them in key matches last season as they missed out once again on the Champions League, with Benteke impressing in his debut season at Aston Villa. The Belgian's height would help him lead the forward line at Spurs in a way Emmanuel Adebayor failed to do after securing his move, and with international team-mates Jan Vertonghen and Mousa Dembele already at White Hart Lane, Benteke could complete the holy trinity and provide the missing ingredient in Tottenham's Belgian bun.

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With the Arsenal win, there was heartache for their rivals Tottenham Hotspur, including Gareth Bale, as they were pipped to fourth place in the league (Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images)

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Tottenham's Gareth Bale did not have his greatest game, but was still on hand to open the scoring against Wigan after charging down a goalkeeper clearance (Getty Images)

Andre Villas-Boas uncertain whether Gareth Bale is close to signing new Tottenham deal

The Welshman has been linked with big money moves to Real Madrid and Manchester United

Villas-Boas was sacked by Chelsea after three wins in 12 games

Andre Villas-Boas confident 'very, very motivated' Wigan can upset Arsenal

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Andre Villas-Boas: Gareth Bale deserves a better deal at Tottenham

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Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas appeals for a decision during his side's draw against his former employers

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas left hoping for Arsenal and Chelsea to 'slip-up' after draw at Stamford Bridge

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Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas claims ‘invisible’ Chelsea play without style

Spurs manager critical of former club putting success above all on eve of key game in Champions League race

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