Tottenham have offloaded nearly £40m worth of wages this summer

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Tottenham Hotspur have managed to offload worth nearly £40m of yearly wages during the summer, according to The Sun.

Gareth Bale was on a massive £240,000-a-week during his season-long loan move to North London and has since returned to parent club Real Madrid.

Toby Alderweireld and Erik Lamela, two players that have both departed after serving the club for long periods, were both on £100,000-a-week or more.

Moussa Sissoko was taking home a hefty £95,000-a-week and left to join Premier League newcomers Watford.

Danny Rose, Paulo Gazzaniga, Serge Aurier were all earning between £30,000 to £60,000-a-week, respectively before seeing their contracts in North London come to an end.

Carlos Vinicius, who joined the club on loan from Benfica was earning £30,000-a-week and saw Spurs not take up the option to make his move permanent at the end of the season.

Joe Hart and Cameron Carter-Vickers, were on £27,500-a-week and £20,000-a-week respectively, have both playing their football for Celtic this season, with Hart having moved on a permanent basis while Carter-Vickers has joined on loan.

Juan Foyth also turned his loan move to Europa League winners Villarreal a permanent deal which has freed up another £30,000-a-week in salary.

All of the departures have seen Spurs gain a huge £822,000-a-week, making it an annual saving of £39,480,000.

SpursWeb Opinion 

This is really good work from Fabio Paratici and co. There are some players on this list that were earning way more than what they proved to be worth on the pitch.

Freeing up almost £40m worth of wages is not easy to do over one window.

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