Tottenham fans waved goodbye to Lucas Moura, the Brazilian who joined the club in 2018 and produced easily one of the greatest nights in the history of the club, if not the greatest.
It was Lucas who scored a hattrick that night in Amsterdam that meant Spurs produced the impossible to reach the final of the Champions League in 2019, he departs with 151 appearances, 19 goals, and 16 assists.
This season has been incredibly tough for Moura as it was for the club and it will be interesting to see the direction they take with reports that chairman Daniel Levy and the board are leaning towards appointing Feyenoord boss Arne Slot as the club’s new head coach.
The weekend’s defeat to Brentford highlighted the herculean nature of the work the next coach has on his hands with Spurs taking the lead through a wonder Harry Kane goal before Bryan Mbeumo scored twice and Yoane Wissa sealed an emphatic win for the Bees in north London.
LondonWorld.com understand there might be a clearout and even though it was hard to see as the players came out after the final whistle for their seasonal awards before going round to thank fans.
The future of captain Hugo Lloris is up in the air and it remains to be seen if he has played his last game for the club having been ruled out of the remaining games due to an injury he picked up away to Newcastle.
Japhet Tanganga has only managed just four Premier League outings in yet another injury-ravaged campaign, he played twice in the FA Cup and played 17 minutes of the home Champions League win against Marseille earlier in the season.
The summer is going to be long and with a new manager and director of football expected to be in place by the time a ball is kicked next season, it will be interesting to see if he stays at Spurs or push for a loan to go somewhere else to see if he can get his career going again.
Another player whose future is hanging is Arnuat Danjuma, who managed to play in nine league games even though most of them were from the bench. His loan move has ended but it remains to be seen if he’s done enough to secure a permanent deal.