Mauricio Pochettino's impending clear-out at Tottenham Hotspur is expected to cause a number of players to leave in order to allow new arrivals at White Hart Lane in the January transfer window.
The Argentine boss appears to have grown impatient with his under-performing stars and is looking to sell the majority of his fringe players to raise funds.
The likes of Andros Townsend, Aaron Lennon, Paulinho, Roberto Soldado and Vlad Chiriches have all been placed on the transfer list according to reports, but it may not rid the team of all of their unneeded options.
Pochettino seems to be starting to mould Spurs into a team, but there is work to be done in the transfer window if he is to enhance the quality of the side enough to put them into the top four.
One player who looks short of this standard, yet isn't on the transfer list, is Younes Kaboul.
The central defender is obviously highly rated by Pochettino as he made him captain, but his performances this season have been amongst the worst in the squad.
Kaboul has dropped out of starting contention because of the partnership of Jan Vertonghen and Federico Fazio at the heart of the Lilywhites' defence, but when he has been in the team he certainly hasn't led by example.
The French international has a reputation as a ball-playing centre back, but he has looked more error-prone than any other member of Spurs's defence so far this campaign.
He has also shown a lack of defensive nous and concentration, which has left questions over his ability.
At his best, Kaboul's power makes him a force to be reckoned with, but his consistent failure to find any sort of form suggests that an exit from White Hart Lane may be the ideal option.
If Pochettino is to sort out all of Tottenham's current issues he must be ruthless with his transfer policy and selling Kaboul should send out the required message to his current team that anything other than excellence will not be accepted.