Hibs boss Mixu Paatelainen is preparing to axe up to nine players from his squad as he prepares for the new SPL season.
He said: "There are eight or nine players I believe are not good enough, simple as that.
"I have spoken to each of them and told them it would be better if they were to seek a position elsewhere. They will not play for this football club and it does not help anyone because we have too many players.
"If they want to sit it out for a year or two their career may be finished, so those players should look to themselves because they will not play here."