Torino boss Giampiero Ventura is keeping his fingers crossed that Rolando Bianchi and Angelo Ogbonna will remain at the club.
The two players are the outfit's most prized assets and have subsequently been linked with summer moves.
However, Coach Ventura is optimistic that they will be at his disposal for the 2011-12 Serie B campaign.
"It's like asking whether you want to be rich or beautiful when it comes to the two," the tactician stated.
"If important players like Bianchi and Ogbonna had already been sold then it would have been a logical decision.
"Nevertheless, the longer they remain then the more difficult it becomes to replace them. Therefore, I hope they stay."