Moussa Sissoko sends message on Twitter to departing Spurs ace Kevin Wimmer

Moussa Sissoko of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Burnley at Wembley Stadium on August 27, 2017 in London, England.

Tottenham have sold defender Kevin Wimmer to Stoke City.

Kevin Wimmer of Spurs in action during the Premier League match between Watford and Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017 in Watford, England.

Tottenham Hotspur today confirmed the departure of defender Kevin Wimmer, with the Austrian moving on to join Premier League rivals Stoke City.

Spurs swooped to sign Wimmer from Bundesliga side Koln in the summer of 2015, with the intention of him coming in to offer depth across defence for Mauricio Pochettino's men.

However, Wimmer has never been able to make himself more than a cover option in North London, with the majority of his playing time only coming when Jan Vertonghen was out through injury.

Kevin Wimmer of Tottenham during the Premier League match between Watford and Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017 in Watford, England.

After just 15 Premier League appearances in two years with Spurs, Wimmer has been itching for a move away this summer to play regularly elsewhere - and he got his move earlier today.

Stoke City confirmed the signing of Wimmer on a five-year deal this morning, with BBC Sport reporting that the fee involved is £18million, with Tottenham making a healthy profit on the Austrian international.

With Davinson Sanchez signed from Ajax to provide competition for Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld, Tottenham maybe won't miss Wimmer too much, but he has received a message from one former Spurs team-mate.

Moussa Sissoko of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Burnley at Wembley Stadium on August 27, 2017 in London, England.

Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko - who has also been touted for a move away from North London - played with Wimmer for just the one season last term, but has wished Wimmer luck with Stoke.

Sissoko took to Twitter today to send a message to Wimmer, wishing him all the best at the bet365 Stadium - and the pair could go face to face when Spurs take on Stoke in December.

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