This summer will see Tottenham Hotspur trying their best to improve the squad ahead of a new assault on the Premier League title. Spurs need to bring in new players and are expected to have around £100 million to spend on fresh faces. They are also looking likely to lose the likes of Fernando Llorente and Toby Alderweireld this summer, which will add extra funding to the kitty.
But Tottenham can bring in in some more cash if they sell two more of their players. The players in question are French midfielder Moussa Sissoko and Ivorian right-back Serge Aurier.
The latter was a £23 million recruit from Paris Saint-Germain. Sissoko cost £30 million in 2016, a deal which is staggered by £6 million payments once every year of his five-year deal at Spurs, according to the London Evening Standard. That report suggests they only have to pay the £6 million if Sissoko is at the club.
The fact is, Tottenham need neither player. Sissoko has not worked. The Frenchman was always a gamble from the club. Despite playing more regularly last season, Spurs would be right to sell the player at a good price this summer.
Aurier arrived as a replacement for Kyle Walker. But the PSG man has struggled since arriving at the club. Kieran Trippier is clearly the number one choice in the position whilst youngster Kyle Walker-Peters has looked better when he gets the chance for Spurs.
The pair cost a combined value of £53 million and selling them could make Spurs a handsome amount of money to spend in the transfer market.
Daniel Levy likes to keep his books balanced. Getting these two over-rated stars off the bill would go a long way to achieving that.