If I could have one Spurs player, it’d be…

WTTGT Writer: James Jay Waller

Very few players have attempted it, and even fewer have gone on to succeed in it. But, when it comes to making the risk-ridden move from the lilywhite side of North London to the red, there is one player for who I would have given anything: Ledley King.

Despite his well documented longstanding knee problems, Ledley King is a player who continues to be regarded as one of the League’s most resilient defenders when on the pitch, and many a Tottenham fan will ponder as to just what might have become of Ledley had his career been injury-free.

Strong, commanding and assuring are but three words to describe the 30-year-old who has earned himself over 20 England caps over the years. Even Thierry Henry himself lauded King as the only defender who was able to get the better of him without making fouls, and being able to get the ball of him without even noticing.

Whilst the signing of Sol Campbell from Tottenham back in 2001 was rather ironically the birth of Ledley’s career, I would have taken great pleasure in seeing Ledley make the move across North London too.

Being able to play just the one game a week without even training is, though, some medical feat but on the pitch King plays he as if he has never been away and would undoubtedly be an asset to any team.

I don’t think anyone could question his commitment and desire for the game and that is truly a refreshing thing in modern football. So for me, I would have loved to have seen him in the red and white of the Arsenal.


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3 Responses to If I could have one Spurs player, it’d be…

  1. CharlieGooner October 3, 2011 at 8:29 am #

    Ledley King is a fantastic player when scientists steal cartilage from small, helpless, British orphans and then proceed to stuff it all in his knees with hopes of him lasting a half. Apparently they succeeded last night, but I appear to moving away from my original point.

    WHY ARE YOU ASKING THIS QUESTION!? What Spurs player you'd want the most!? Are you kidding us? Have some Gooner pride and remove this.

    We may have lost at White S*** Lane, but that does not justify speculation into which of their players would fill a currently injured void. C'mon, man. Support your team. Support the boys. You think posts like this help improve any morale? This just makes our fans dislike our own backline more. The move is never going to happen and WE SHOULD NOT WANT IT TO. He's a great player, but he's got more of an issue with fitness than last year's Verminator and this year's Jacky. Please remove this.

  2. Chris October 3, 2011 at 1:14 pm #

    Dude its personnel opion, you may not like what he put, but no one cares what you put either.

  3. Darren October 3, 2011 at 2:19 pm #

    @Chris – Agreed

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