Mousa Dembele reacts to Tottenham’s reported interest in Moussa Dembele

Mousa Dembele

Tottenham reportedly want to sign Fulham striker Moussa Dembele.

Speaking to HLN, Spurs star Mousa Dembele has reacted to the news that Tottenham could be looking to sign his namesake in the future, with a deal for Moussa Dembele said to be in the pipeline.

Speaking to the Belgian media outlet, Dembele said: “There's only one Mousa Dembélé.”

It is an egotistical response by the Spurs man, but one that could not be true in the coming years considering the potential the younger Dembele has shown.

The Fulham striker, 19, was signed from PSG in 2012 and has since established himself in the Cottagers’ first-team. He has scored eight goals in 18 games this term, and looks to have a wealth of talent which suggests he could go all the way in the game.

A French youth international, Dembele has been capped at every level from Under-16 to Under-20, and is sure to make the step up to Under-21, or even senior football, before too long.

The Standard reported earlier this week that Spurs have started tracking Dembele of Fulham ahead of the January window, with the young striker out of contract at the end of this season.

Fulham are hoping he signs a new deal soon, but Spurs believe they can swoop in and secure his signature for free, meaning they will only have to pay a small compensation fee.

Feyenoord and Everton are also stated in the report as being interest in Dembele, but Spurs are believed to be winning the race for the wonderkid.

Tottenham’s Dembele says there is only Mousa Dembele, but if Spurs get their way, the second Moussa Dembele could be joining him at White Hart Lane.

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