Pierre Ducrocq explains why Adrien Rabiot should never leave PSG for Tottenham Hotspur

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The PSG talent has long been linked with a move to White Hart Lane.

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Tottenham Hotspur have long been linked with a move for Paris Saint-Germain’s talented midfielder Adrien Rabiot.

As recently as March the young French talent was linked with Spurs, as reported by talkSPORT.

PSG have now spent big once again on a midfield recruit. The club have snapped up Polish international midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak from Sevilla this week – leaving many to question whether Rabiot will ever be a first-team regular at the Parc des Princes.

Adrien Rabiot celebrates with Lucas Moura after scoring the first goal for PSGAdrien Rabiot celebrates with Lucas Moura after scoring the first goal for PSG

But one former PSG player believes that Rabiot serves himself better by being a bit-part player at PSG than a regular at a team like Spurs.

Speaking to SoFoot the former Derby County loanee Pierre Ducrocq, who spent ten years at PSG, had this to say:

"He must understand that 40 matches with Tottenham, it will never be worth 25 with Real, Barca or now PSG as one of the best clubs in the world.

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“He must manage to play three big games on the ground and two on the bench. If he does so with the same quality as last year, he will end in the France team without need to be an undisputed holder in Paris, and his club will go further in the Champions League.

“Everyone will be a winner.”

Spurs fans would no doubt contest this with the former French youth international.

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero in action with PSG's Adrien RabiotManchester City's Sergio Aguero in action with PSG's Adrien Rabiot

For much of last season Tottenham battled for the Premier League title and many Spurs fans would suggest they are not far off PSG’s level as an overall team. In fact, some would argue they are better.

As for Rabiot, there is seemingly not any current interest in his signature from Tottenham for this summer.

But there is no doubt that he would not be going backwards if he went to Spurs and straight into the first-team set-up.

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