Tottenham Hotspur could have somewhat of a reshuffle at the back next season, as they look to bring in new full-backs and prepare for life without Jan and Toby.
Alderweireld and Vertonghen both enter the final year on their respective contracts, while both are now past the 30 barrier and unlikely to be offered a new long-term deal.
Pochettino has the likes of Juan Foyth, Davinson Sanchez, Cameron Carter-Vickers, and Eric Dier as younger options in the centre of defence.
However, Tottenham have also been linked to a new centre-back in the form of Sampdoria’s Joachim Andersen (Express).
Meanwhile, Fulham left-back Ryan Sessegnon is said to be keen on a move to Spurs this summer (Guardian).
Kieran Trippier and Serge Aurier both had below-par seasons in a Spurs shirt, and Poch may have to make a decision on one or both of their futures.
So, let’s take a look at ten back-line iterations Spurs could adopt next season:
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