Clinton N'Jie must use the international break to come back firing for Tottenham

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The Tottenham Hotspur summer signing is yet to get going at White Hart Lane but he could be vital in the months ahead.

Some of Tottenham Hotspur’s summer signings have wasted little time impressing at the club, most notably Toby Alderweireld and Heung Min-Son, but Clinton N’Jie has only been able to show sporadic glimpses of his undeniable talent.

The Cameroon international scored seven goals and provided eight assists in 43 matches for his former side Lyon, and while he is yet to get off the mark for Spurs, he has already got one assist – in the 4-1 victory against Manchester City in September.

But despite some exciting showings on the left flank, a small issue with his hamstring meant he sat out recent games against Aston Villa and Arsenal.

It is not expected to be a serious injury and N’Jie may well be involved for his country’s upcoming international double-header against Niger, but whatever the next two weeks have in store for the 22-year-old they are vital as he bids to make his mark at White Hart Lane.

With Tottenham currently fifth in the Premier League, just five points behind leaders Manchester City, manager Mauricio Pochettino will want to ensure his side maintain their fine recent form when they return to domestic matters against West Ham United on 22 November.

If N’Jie has overcome his niggling injuries and is ready to really make a mark at his new club, Tottenham could benefit from the emergence of a player who has the talent to excel in North London for years to come.

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