Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly given up on the duo.
The club are prepared to give up on the £56 million duo (£30m for Lamela, £26m for Soldado, as quoted by the Mirror's report) as boss Mauricio Pochettino plans a major 'revamp' of the squad.
Argentine winger Lamela has flattered to deceive since moving to White Hart Lane - barring the odd glimpse of talent. Soldado, meanwhile, has proved the opposite of clinical in front of goal.
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As Opta stats show, neither Lamela nor Soldado have been anywhere near key players for Tottenham in the Premier League this term.
The heroics of 21-year-old Harry Kane have quite frankly put Soldado to shame (although he is still a huge preference for many to Emmanuel Adebayor). Lamela, meanwhile has continually frustrated despite posting a high rate of dribbles and chances created.
That affects Lamela more than Soldado and raises an interesting issue: would Tottenham be better off selling Townsend, Lamela... or both?