Tottenham fans express exasperation at Sissoko over Lucas decision

Tottenham's Argentinian coach Mauricio Pochettino looks on during a training session at Allianz Stadium in Turin on February 12, 2017 on the eve of their UEFA Champions League football...

Tottenham Hotspur fans want to see more Lucas Moura and less Moussa Sissoko.


Tottenham Hotspur's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura celebrates after scoring their first goal during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Rochdale and Tottenham Hotspur...

Tottenham Hotspur winger Lucas Moura has been a breath of fresh air since signing for the club in January.

He has impressed when selected, and shown he can be the dynamic winger Spurs have tried and failed sign for three seasons under Mauricio Pochettino.

So it came as a shock when Spurs did not even bring him off the bench in midweek against Juventus when they needed a goal.

At the weekend he was overlooked again as Spurs took on Bournemouth.

Fans were particularly annoyed when Tottenham used their final substitute... with unpopular midfielder Moussa Sissoko chosen ahead of the Brazilian.

Tottenham Hotspur's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko is surrounded by Rochdale players during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Rochdale and Tottenham Hotspur at the...

The score was 2-1 to Tottenham when Sissoko came on, and it certainly did not backfire.

He helped secure the game for Spurs, who added two late goals to extend the lead to 4-1.

Lucas was not needed, but fans have been so impressed by him they are desperate to see him in action.

Tottenham's next game is away to Swansea City next weekend in the FA Cup.

While this is a competition where the Brazilian has had chances, Swansea are a step up from Rochdale.

Fans must hope that he has Mauricio Pochettino's trust.

Here is a look at the response when Sissoko was brought on instead of Lucas...









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