Today’s paper talk is rumouring that Tottenham Centre-back Younes Kaboul could well be lured away from the Premier League in the summer by Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala. Although every transfer rumour in English football should always be taken with a pinch of salt, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Therefore, so that Tottenham fans arent lying awake at night fearing life without their French centre-back, we’ve compiled a list of five candidates who could replace Kaboul should he leave in the next transfer window.

Some are experienced veterans, others are smart pieces of business and a few are wonder-kids who have a bright future ahead of them.

So click on Kaboul to check out the five defenders who could be on Tottenham’s books next season

Younes Kaboul, Tottenham Hotspur