Marc Degryse says Mousa Dembele has become a more rounded player at Tottenham.
Former Belgian international Marc Degryse has praised Mousa Dembele for his recent improvement, suggesting Tottenham Hotspur have made a better player.
Dembele has been in outstanding form in recent weeks, which has gained increased interest in Belgium after his winner against Anderlecht in the Europa League.
Degryse told Het LaatsteNieuws, reported VoetballNieuws.be: "Moussa is someone who all footballing trying to emulate, he barely balls lose and also many balls he recovers he does so without tackling, but by using his body
"He has also taught at Tottenham to put pressure constant, which can be used to disrupt a footballing team."
There is optimism in Belgium that Dembele can be a key part of their Euro 2016 side, but they have been frustrated in their attempts to see him in action in the recent international break.
A calf injury kept him out of the recent 3-1 win over Italy last week, and he had been expected to start in the glamour friendly with Spain tonight, before the game was called off regarding security concerns.
Degryse scored 23 goals for Belgium during his career, and is best known in England for a spell in Sheffield Wednesday in 1995/96.