Following a run of just one point in three Premier League games, Mauricio Pochettino has conceded that Tottenham's title challenge this season is over.
One of the main causes of this perceived collapse is the sheer lack of squad depth that Spurs' possess, having not made a single signing over the past two transfer windows.
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1. He Is Seven Goals Clear in The Danish Superliga Golden Boot Race.
Robert Skov (22). He's a strong, versatile winger who's skilled on both feet and deceptively quick. After being cut from Denmark's World Cup squad, Skov rebounded by winning the Danish Superliga POTY.— Zach Lowy (@ZachLowy) March 5, 2019
In 38 games for København, he's scored 24 goals and 6 assists this season. pic.twitter.com/5CKXmkK4Ax
Skov has also contributed eight assists for his side this season, and the young wingers huge goal contribution this season has helped Copenhagen go three points clear at the top of the Superliga.
However, it is worth pointing out that in his 13 Europa League games, in qualifying and the group stage, he only scored twice in what was a disappointing European campaign for his side.
2. He Is A Free Kick Specialist
Considering Spurs' current free kick options are Christian Eriksen and Kieran Trippier, Skov is going to have to really impress to start taking set-pieces ahead of them.
3. He Was Named Superliga Player Of The Year in 2018 and Has Been Compared to Lukas Podolski
In his first year at Copenhagen, Skov won the 2018 Superliga player of the year award after a storming first half to this season. The league leaders are currently managed by former Wolves manager Stale Solbakken, who has helped Skov thrive this season and encouraged him to cut inside onto his strong left foot at every available opportunity.
Following a Skov hat-trick against OB, Solbakken compared the winger to Lukas Podolski's Cologne days, stating that he is a standout player and that he has a vicious left foot that can score from 20-25 yards out with ease.
4. He Only Cost Copenhagen £1m
Skov moved to Copenhagen in last year's January transfer window after six years
5. He Is Yet To Win A Senior Denmark Cap
Skov is likely to be a part of the Denmark squad at the Under-21 European Championship in Italy this year. He has ten goals in 22 games for the side, and 14 goals in total for Denmark at various youth levels.
However, despite Skov's incredible season, he has still yet to play for the senior side. He was called up to the 35-man preliminary squad before last summer's World Cup in Russia, but ultimately didn't make the cut.
After another hat-trick against AC Horsens this season, his manager said that there is no need to rush Skov into the international fold, but it will surely only be a matter of time before the prolific winger gets the call from Denmark manager Age Hareide.
Source : 90min