Newcastle United fans mock Moussa Sissoko on Twitter after Tottenham's Champions League elimination

Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko is down injured after sustaining a injury

Newcastle United fans show no mercy for Tottenham star.

Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko is down injured after sustaining a injuryTottenham's Moussa Sissoko

Champions League football was the key reason why Tottenham Hotspur were able to seal the deal to sign Moussa Sissoko in the summer.

The Frenchman left Championship club Newcastle United behind, due to a desire to play at the very top level.

Now just a few months on, Tottenham are eliminated from the Champions League already, with five games played.

Sissoko was a 75th minute substitute for Tottenham in last night's 2-1 defeat to Monaco, their third defeat in five games.

It has not been an easy start for the French international, who is yet to convince Spurs fans he is worthy of the high price the team paid for him on deadline day.

Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko before the matchTottenham's Moussa Sissoko 

Monaco's Joao Moutinho in action with Tottenham's Moussa SissokoMonaco's Joao Moutinho in action with Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko

The consolation prize open to Sissoko is potential Europa League football if Tottenham can beat CSKA Moscow at Wembley in their final game.

That would still be a prestigious trophy to win, but as Tottenham have found in recent seasons, it is not an easy one, and a draining competition when played in conjunction with their Premier League fans.

Sissoko's quick elimination certainly prompted plenty of amusement among Newcastle fans, who took to Twitter to have a dig at their former player.

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