Tottenham have reportedly made 11 players available as they look to reshape the squad before the end of the month, and such changes could affect their form.
Mauricio Pochettino has seen the majority of his players during the club's pre-season campaign and is now set to reshape the side before the end of the transfer window.
Daniel Levy and the Argentine manager are looking to bring the squad down to 25 and as a result have reportedly made 11 players available if the right offer arrives.
Spurs are hoping that at least five players can be sold, with five more arrivals being linked with moves to White Hart Lane before the end of the month.
Loic Remy, Mateo Musacchio, Memphis Depay, Toby Alderweireld and Morgan Schneiderlin are all targets, but after a sensible window so far, five new arrivals so late will surely hamper their league form.
The club brought in seven new faces last summer, though they struggled to adapt and Tottenham endured a difficult campaign as a result.
Three have been brought in so far as Michel Vorm, Ben Davies and Eric Dier have made the switch to Spurs and by bringing five more in, the club could be setting themselves up for the same mistake twice.
Loic Remy and Morgan Schneiderlin are both familiar with the Premier League and would maybe adapt quicker were they to make the move, though Depay, Musacchio and Alderweireld have yet to play in England and would take time to gel with the team.
The Lilywhites must start the season strongly if they are to maintain a serious challenge at breaking into the top four this season, in what will surely be the most competitive season to date.
A major squad overhaul this late in the window is a distraction that the players and fans will not want, as the side will just want to get the season up and running.
A couple of fresh faces will no doubt improve the side, but if several leave and five more arrive Tottenham will need time to adapt. Time they will not have at this stage.
Do Spurs need to reshape the squad this late in the transfer window?