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Who stays and who goes in Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham squad?

Who stays and who goes in Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham squad? Danny Rose and Toby Alderweireld heading for the exit while Lucas Moura’s future now hangs in the balance

In the coming weeks Jose Mourinho will have a true idea of the Tottenham squad he has inherited, and will be safe in the knowledge of which players he will retain and move on to pastures new.

The Portuguese boss is a serial winner, and is known not to suffer fools gladly. With his arrival comes an element of uncertainty for some players, who may begin to feel like their days at the new White Hart Lane are numbered.

Sportsmail takes a look into who will be staying, who will be packing their bags, and who finds themselves very much hanging in the balance… 

Jose Mourinho will soon start making big decisions on who he wants in his Tottenham squad

Goalkeepers

Hugo Lloris – Club captain can be erratic but still a year or two before he needs replacing. STAYING

Paulo Gazzaniga – Deputising well for Lloris at present and a solid No 2. STAYING

Paulo Gazzaniga has proved himself to be an able understudy in the absence of Hugo Lloris

Paulo Gazzaniga has proved himself to be an able understudy in the absence of Hugo Lloris

Defenders

Danny Rose – Outspoken and unhappy. Has already said he’ll see out his deal and leave on a free in 2021. GOING

Few people expect Danny Rose to be sticking around at Spurs and Mourinho will show him out

Few people expect Danny Rose to be sticking around at Spurs and Mourinho will show him out

Serge Aurier – Likely to be sold in January or the summer with right back an obvious position that needs upgrading. GOING

Kyle Walker-Peters – Has done well with limited opportunities but Mourinho will want more experience. IN DOUBT

Ben Davies – Recently signed a five-year deal and a solid option at left back. STAYING 

Ryan Sessegnon – Pochettino’s last signing has been blighted by injuries but there are high hopes for the teenager. STAYING

Jan Vertonghen – Out of contract in the summer, but expect Belgian to be offered one-year extension. STAYING

Jan Vertonghen is off form but, despite his contract soon to expire, he will be offered a deal

Jan Vertonghen is off form but, despite his contract soon to expire, he will be offered a deal

Davinson Sanchez – Needs to convince Mourinho he is a long-term option but others will leave before the Colombian. STAYING

Juan Foyth – Good young player but will new manager show the same faith in the Argentine as Pochettino did? IN DOUBT

Toby AlderweireldWill leave for free when his contract expires in the summer. GOING 

It has been no secret that Toby Alderweireld is running down a deal and will leave in summer

It has been no secret that Toby Alderweireld is running down a deal and will leave in summer

Midfielders

Tanguy Ndombele – Club record signing and exactly the kind of versatile midfielder Mourinho likes working with. STAYING

Moussa Sissoko – Huge improvement after disastrous start at Spurs but Mourinho will be looking for a better option. IN DOUBT

Harry Winks – Has been drifting under Pochettino but England midfielder represents future of the club. STAYING

Eric Dier – Jose tried to sign him for Man United — but not player he was at the World Cup. IN DOUBT

Mourinho once tried to sign Eric Dier, but his form since then has dropped off dramatically

Mourinho once tried to sign Eric Dier, but his form since then has dropped off dramatically

Victor Wanyama – Deadline-day move to Belgium fell through but heading for January exit. GOING

GiovanI Lo Celso – Future looks far less assured with Pochettino no longer at the club. IN DOUBT

Dele Alli – Key player despite dip in form. Mourinho will be confident he can get him back to his best. STAYING

Christian Eriksen – Refuses to sign a deal and wants a new challenge. Jose won’t change his mind. GOING

Erik Lamela – Injury-prone but effective. Could be a key man for Mourinho. STAYING

If he can stay fit Eric Lamela could be a useful and versatile player for Mourinho at Spurs

If he can stay fit Eric Lamela could be a useful and versatile player for Mourinho at Spurs

Forwards

Harry Kane – World-class striker who Mourinho will be excited to work with. STAYING

Son Heung-Min – One of the few players who has maintained his form. STAYING

Lucas Moura– Never nailed down a regular starting spot under Pochettino and no guarantees under Mourinho either. IN DOUBT

Despite flashes of brilliance, Lucas Moura never nailed down a starting spot and is in doubt

Despite flashes of brilliance, Lucas Moura never nailed down a starting spot and is in doubt

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