Tony Cascarino suggests what Everton must now think about failed move for Spurs' Moussa Sissoko

Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko before the match

Tony Cascarino thinks Everton will be glad they missed out on Spurs midfielder Moussa Sissoko.

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

Pundit Tony Cascarino has told talkSPORT that he thinks Everton will be thankful that they got out of a deal for Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko.

Tottenham's Champions League campaign is already over with one game to spare, as they lost 2-1 away at Monaco on Tuesday night, meaning it's now impossible for them to reach the knockout stages of the competition.

Spurs can salvage their European campaign by avoiding defeat against CSKA Moscow in their final group game, as that would give them third place in Group E and subsequently a place in the Europa League.

Ultimately, Mauricio Pochettino's men have failed to impress in Europe's premier club competition, and some of the blame has been placed on the club's summer transfer activity.

Pau Lopez, Victor Wanyama, Moussa Sissoko, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou and Vincent Janssen were all brought to White Hart Lane over the summer, and Wanyama is the only one to have made an impression so far, with midfielder Sissoko receiving plenty of criticism so far.

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

The 27-year-old has failed to register a goal or an assist since joining from Newcastle on deadline day in August, with many suggesting that Tottenham have wasted a huge amount of money on him.

As reported by BBC Sport, Spurs swooped in at the last minute to beat Everton to a £30m deal for the Frenchman, though it now seems that Tottenham could have spent that money elsewhere.

Tottenham's Moussa SissokoTottenham's Moussa Sissoko

Now, pundit Tony Cascarino has blasted Sissoko, telling talkSPORT that he has been 'really poor' this season, and thinks that Everton will be breathing a huge sigh of relief that they were beaten to his signature almost three months ago.

"I think Everton, who wanted him, must think 'thank heavens we got out of that'. You buy a player, off the back of a relegated season with Newcastle, because he has two or three good games at the Euro's, you end up spending £30m? He's had a really poor season," said Cascarino.

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