In a difficult season, Giovani Lo Celso might be Tottenham's biggest success story

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In any other season, Giovani Lo Celso would have been quite a story. Had Tottenham’s campaign not been blighted by such dysfunction, then Lo Celso’s quick adaption to English football and his growing impression upon it would be one of 2019-20’s significant anecdotes.

Alas not. Coronavirus has seen to that, but even had it not this would be a minor tale – even just within a Tottenham-specific context, where the Tanguy Ndombele saga and Jose Mourinho’s general suitability remain more potent topics of conversation.

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Seb Stafford-Bloor is a football writer at Tifo Football and member of the Football Writers' Association. He was formerly a regularly columnist for the FourFourTwo website, covering all aspects of the game, including tactical analysis, reaction pieces, longer-term trends and critiquing the increasingly shady business of football's financial side and authorities' decision-making.