Five players who could leave Tottenham this summer, including Paulinho and Soldado

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We look at five players that could be making their way out of White Hart Lane this summer.

It could be another busy summer of transfer activity at White Hart Lane as head coach Mauricio Pochettino looks to reshape his squad going forward.

The Argentine led Tottenham Hotspur to a fifth-place finish in the Premier League and an appearance in the League Cup final this season, but some will say that this isn't really a Mauricio Pochettino team just yet. There are still players at the club signed under Andre Villas-Boas that haven't performed to expectations, while chairman Daniel Levy will want to get some of the club's higher earners off the wage bill.

Then there is another season outside of the Champions League to be taken into account, with certain players maybe looking to move on, but whether any of these musings materialise over the coming months remains to be seen. Here are five players, though, that may be bidding farewell to Spurs this summer.

1. Emmanuel Adebayor

Adebayor has been out of favour for the second half of the season, partly down to the outstanding form of Harry Kane. But the 30-year-old is a big earner with just a year to go on his contract, and there has been talk that Daniel Levy will allow him to leave without a fee just to get him off the books.

2. Roberto Soldado

Undoubtedly has quality but the Spaniard has just never got going at Tottenham, which is reflected in his goalscoring record of 16 goals from 76 games. Given his price tag of £26 million, per the BBC, he simply hasn't had the desired effect ever since he arrived from Valencia. He takes a great penalty, though.

3. Paulinho

Another midfielder who has had to make way in the starting line-up in favour of academy products, with both Ryan Mason and Nabil Bentaleb starting ahead of the Brazilian who signed for £17 million (per the Guardian) under Villas-Boas. It's hard to see him lasting beyond this season.

4. Younes Kaboul

He was appointed as the club's captain at the start of the season but appears to have fallen out of favour under Pochettino, and Hugo Lloris has taken the skipper’s armband in Kaboul's absence. It has led to speculation surrounding the future of the Frenchman.

5. Vlad Chiriches

Whenever Chiriches has played lately, it seems he has been used out of position at right-back. He's certainly not among Mauricio Pochettino's first choices when it comes to selecting his back line.

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