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The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time  

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Though the club may not have the success that many of its other big six rivals have, Tottenham Hotspur are one of the most illustrious clubs in all of English football. Formed in 1882, the Spurs won its first FA Cup in 1901, and from there, have managed to home a number of domestic and European honors over the years. That said, Spurs have had some of the biggest names in football on their starting XI. Recently, Spurs had one of the best players in the Premier League in Gareth Bale. Purchased from Southampton, Bale became one of the most decorated players in the league, taking home the PFA Player of the Year twice and carrying Tottenham to the Champions League. At the time of his transfer to Real Madrid, he was the highest transferred player in history.

Who are considered some of the greatest Spurs of all time? Other Tottenham legends include Dave Mackay, Glenn Hoddle and Jimmy Greaves. These players are considered some of the finest in league history, and with good reason. Their innovation has led Tottenham to trophies in every decade since the 1960s. 

This is a list of the best Tottenham Hotspur players of all time. If you see someone missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or re-rank this list based on who you think is the greatest Spurs of all time.
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Son Heung-min is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Hee Chang Jang added Forward
2
Harry Kane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
NandaRamanujam added Forward
3
Gareth Bale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward, Midfielder
4
Jimmy Greaves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward
5
Luka Modrić is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder
6
Gary Lineker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
kingbass added Forward
7
Paul Gascoigne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder
8
Robbie Keane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward
9
Hugo Lloris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
NandaRamanujam added Goalkeeper
10
Christian Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
mikkelhaagensen30 added Midfielder
11
Teddy Sheringham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
pauljeffrey6 added Forward
12
Glenn Hoddle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder
13
Ledley King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder
14
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
15
Jan Vertonghen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Marc Osborne added Defender, Midfielder
16
Pat Jennings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Goalkeeper
17
Osvaldo Ardiles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder
18
Dele Alli is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
gavin-bolton added Dele Alli
19
David Ginola is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Forward, Midfielder
20
Danny Blanchflower is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Midfielder
21
Jermain Defoe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Jermain Defoe Forward
22
Dave Mackay is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder
23
Rafael van der Vaart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
hiren-bhardwa added Forward, Midfielder
24
Moussa Dembélé is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
Moussa Dembélé
25
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tottenham Hotspur Players of All Time
darren-bell added Midfielder