Report: Moyes eyes loan swoop to sign out-of-favour Tottenham midifelder Etienne Capoue

Etienne Capoue

David Moyes reportedly wants to bring Tottenham's Etienne Capoue to Real Sociedad.

According to San Sebastian-based newspaper Noticias de Gipuzkoa, Tottenham midfielder Etienne Capoue is a target for Real Sociedad boss David Moyes.

Capoue, 26, joined Spurs 18 months ago in a deal worth around £9m after the French internatioanl had impressed on a regular basis with Toulouse.

However, Capoue played just 12 Premier League games last season, and whilst he was a regular under Mauricio Pochettino this term, he's gradually faded and is now out of the side.

Capoue's last Premier League start came on the 9th of November in a 2-1 defeat to Stoke, and has now lost his place to youngster Nabil Bentaleb in the centre of midfield.

It's therefore little surprise to see him linked with a move away from White Hart Lane, with David Moyes now reportedly lining him up for a move to Spain.

Ex-Manchester United boss Moyes took over La Liga side Real Sociedad back in November, and is now seeking reinforcements with his team sitting in 12th place.

Capoue is believed to be on his transfer wish list, with a loan deal until the end of the season in mind for Moyes, and the report suggests that Tottenham would be willing to let him go in a bid to give him first-team football.

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