As Tottenham Hotspur gear up for their first ever attempt to win a place in next season's UEFA Champions League, Europe's elite club football tournament, Premier League and European club directors have Spurs Daniel Levy on speed dial in an attempt to pip their rivals to the signature of the likes of Mexico's Giovani Dos Santos (pictured).
With four players in the England squad and representatives in the Brazil, Cameroon, Honduras, and Mexico camps also, there will be nine Tottenham players in total who could feature heavily at this summer's 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
Such a strong contingency can in part be attributed to the club's success on the field last season. In fact, such is the quality of manager Harry Redknapp's squad that players such as Cameroon duo Sebastian Bassong and Benoit Assou-Ekotto have not been automatic first-choice players. Dos Santos has spent half of the season on loan at Galatasaray!
All of this means that there are a number of Spurs players with huge potential and experienced internationals who will be looking to find regular football away from White Hart Lane.
In this slideshow, I take a look at eight such footballers, examine why their services may no longer be required, and suggest possible transfer values and suitors...