Tottenham joke about Mousa Dembele being 007 on Twitter, Belgian responds

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The 'fearless' midfielder got praise from a fan, prompting a James Bond joke or two.

Saturday was a quiet day for Tottenham Hotspur considering Mauricio Pochettino's men weren't in action in the Premier League.

For a change, the north London side aren't playing on Sunday afternoon either, with Pochettino's team instead hosting Aston Villa on Monday night.

But the fact it was Halloween meant things remained busy at Tottenham - as is tradition.

A number of pranks took place within the Spurs squad and one fan praised Mousa Dembele's, picking the Belgian as his favourite participant in Halloween night.

That prompted a suggestion that he could be the next James Bond and the Tottenham Twitter account joked that he is even 'too chilled' to be 007, with the Belgian himself responding.

All joking aside, of course, the 28-year-old has really impressed Tottenham fans... when performing at his best.

The biggest issue, however, is Dembele's consistency.

One day, the Belgian can look like one of the Premier League's most talented midfielders. During another, though, he can look 'too chilled' to even be in the division...

Dembele will be looking to start against Villa but faces competition from the likes of Eric Dier, Dele Alli and Ryan Mason in central midfield.

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