Poch hints at January exits from Tottenham

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Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has told media that Spurs may be forced to sell certain players when the January window rolls around.

Spurs have a number of players entering the last six months of their current contracts, and Spurs may look to get some money for them while they can.

Fernando Llorente, Michel Vorm, and Mousa Dembele could all leave on frees this summer if they are not sold in January.

Toby Alderweireld will likely be sold for £25m in the summer, unless a far superior offer comes in during the winter transfer window.

Jan Vertonghen also has just six months left on his deal, but Spurs have the option to renew it for an extra year, something they will surely leap at.

Players like Vincent Janssen, Georges-Kevin N’Koudou, and Victor Wanyama have also struggled to get much game time of late under Pochettino, and may be offloaded in the new year.

Poch said (ESPN): “Sometimes players who maybe don’t play too much, they need to go and play in another.

“Maybe to keep players that don’t play in the first half of the season, you can manage.

“But players that cannot manage to spend all the season not being important in the team – that is the moment we talked about before, to talk with players that are maybe disappointed because they don’t play too much – maybe the best decision is to send them on loan or to sell some players.

“But that is about when the moment arrives to talk with different players.”

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