As we slowly reach the business end of the Premier Leaghe season thoughts are already turning to what to expect from Andre Villas-Boas’ summer dealings at White Hart Lane.
Today in the Football Transfer Tavern fierce discussion has broken out around the dart board about the long-term future of several squad players at the Champions League chasing club.
It is decided that the majority of the Spurs squad are fighting to be part of Andre Villas-Boas’ summer revolution as the Portuguese manager plans a major clear out at White Hart Lane this summer in order to install his stamp on the team.
That leaves question marks over the future of a number of players at the club, especially those signed by former manager Harry Redknapp, with Villas-Boas looking to build a team capable of consistently challenging for Champions League qualification.
The Tottenham boss will want a far more balanced squad for next season with the current abundance of defenders and midfielders but few strikers leaving the club very short in attack during the last few weeks with just Jermain Defoe and Emmanuel Adebayor to call on.
Villas-Boas may even be forced to accept substantial losses for some of his squad players but the sale or release of these players would ensure that he had a healthy transfer budget to play with as he looks to transform the squad ahead of the new season.
Here are the five players that punters in the tavern have decided should be allowed to leave White Hart Lane during the summer months: