Kaboul finally gone, Stambouli close: Is Chiriches next in Tottenham's fire-sale?

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Tottenham Hotspur will surely be desperate to offload the Romanian - but will likely have to settle for a cut-price deal.

Tottenham's summer sales seem to have progressed steadily and in order.

Paulinho was the first to go, before Etienne Capoue and Younes Kaboul made way. In other words, all those with absolutely no chance of making it into Mauricio Pochettino's team have been offloaded, while those with the slightest of futures remain.

It can be argued that Tottenham's transfer window is shaping up rather well - especially when it comes to selling and certainly with regards to strengthening the north London side's defence.

Benjamin Stambouli is looking close to a Spurs exit, too, with reports in France suggesting a fee is agreed with Paris Saint-Germain.

Surely, then, the time has come for Vlad Chiriches to make way?

Along with the likes of Kaboul and Paulinho, Chiriches was one of Tottenham's least popular squad members among supporters last term, while he has failed to fulfil any promise or potential since moving to White Hart Lane.

The only setback, with Galatasaray interested in the Romanian according to the London Evening Standard, is that Spurs will likely have to lower their current asking price, let alone take a hit on the original fee they paid for the 25-year-old. The perfect example: Tottenham reportedly demanded £5 million for Kaboul this summer but had to settle for Sunderland paying £3m.

The smallest of dips in profit, though, will be a worthy price to pay to continue the north London side's much-needed exodus of stars deemed surplus to requirements.

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