Three players Tottenham Hotspur should look to move on this summer

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Tottenham Hotspur need to cash in on some of their fringe players to make room for new additions in the upcoming transfer window.

With Tottenham Hotspur's season drawing towards a close, Mauricio Pochettino's thoughts will be starting to turn towards the 2015/16 campaign.

Spurs will be desperate to mount a sustained bid for Champions League football next season, and will need to have a productive summer if they are to do so.

The Lilywhites will want to bring in a number of players, but to do so they need to create room in their ranks.

In this piece we take a look at three players Pochettino should be looking to move on if he is to enhance his squad.

Paulinho

The Brazilian has been a major disappointment at White Hart Lane and it is time for Tottenham to cut their losses.

Paulinho has had two years in which to make an impact and failed to do so, so he should be offered no more opportunities to make an impression.

By selling him, Spurs would be freeing up a sizeable chunk of salary funding, and that could serve them well as Pochettino looks to inject some quality into his team.  

Tom Carroll

A controversial choice, but it is hard to see Carroll breaking into Tottenham's team and it may be best for both parties if the central midfielder moves on.

Carroll may have a lot of potential, but his chances of making into Spurs' team in the next few years appear to be limited.

Tottenham have built their success around the midfield axis of Ryan Mason and Nabil Bentaleb this season, and it will be tough for anyone to break that partnership.

Spurs have also recently recruited Dele Alli and have Josh Onomah coming through their youth-ranks, so re-instating Carroll would only block their progress.

Carroll is 22-years-old now and is reaching an age where he needs to start getting regular first-team action, which cannot be offered to him at White Hart Lane. 

Vlad Chiriches

Chiriches has struggled for form in two positions at Spurs this season and simply doesn't look up to the standard required to take the club on to the next level.

The Romanian has had to play at both right-back and centre-back, but he has failed to hold down a place in the team and it appears even less likely that he will have a role to play next season.

Tottenham need to make it into the top four and they cannot afford to carry Chiriches in their team again next term. 

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