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Some say that players just have a knack of terrorising certain clubs – and Tottenham have certainly been on the end of some of the most potent talent the English leagues have to offer.

The Lilywhites might now be established among the top sides in the Premier League but fans need only stretch their minds back a decade or two to remember a time when they were fighting for mid-table obscurity, many of the sides now below them enjoying victories time and again over the north London outfit.

Defeats often came with the same men finding the back of the net, much to the frustration of the Spurs faithful, and they seemed almost unstoppable whenever they came up against the Lilywhites.

Here, Football Insider has picked out the five stars who have given the Tottenham faithful nightmares throughout the years, including one man who used to ply his trade at White Hart Lane, and another who Spurs are not alone in fearing.

Click below to check out the list, starting with a former Spurs star who haunted the club both before and after after his time in north London…