Tottenham Hotspur will need to make additions to their squad in the summer and that could see Mauricio Pochettino look to offload players to raise funds after a rather expensive Stadium move.
And, it appears he could be ready to allow one of his first-teamers to be sold in the upcoming transfer window after a rather disappointing campaign.
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According to a report by Football Insider, Pochettino has given the green light for Tottenham to offload Kieran Trippier in the summer.
However, the England international is not going to come cheaply for any potential suitors, as Daniel Levy is said to value the 28-year-old at £50million.
Trippier has had a rather mixed season at Tottenham and has looked a shadow of the player that he was for England during the World Cup. Injuries may well have played a part in his poor showings throughout the campaign, however, there have been some other problems with his game.
He has made a number of costly mistakes at times in the defence, with his own goal against Chelsea standing out as a glaring error, although he has proven over time that he is capable of producing some rather special moments.
But despite those odd special moments, it appears Pochettino may have given up on the 28-year-old as he has had to share the role with Serge Aurier at times, whilst Juan Foyth put in a good showing at right-back in their defeat to Manchester City on Saturday afternoon.
Levy is notorious for trying to get as much as he can for his players and whether anyone will be tempted to pay the £50m wanted for him remains to be seen, although it is unlikely the chairman will be pushed into a sale.
Trippier still has a number of years left on his contract, whilst Spurs are going to have to find someone to replace him in the summer, something that they may look to do before actually pulling the plug on his career at the New White Hart Lane Stadium.
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