Fans react on Twitter to Mousa Dembele's comments on quitting Tottenham

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at Wembley Stadium on April 30, 2018 in London, England.

Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele is playing in China.

Mousa Dembele of Tottenham Hotspur holds off the challenge from Marcelo Brozovic of FC Internazionale during the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between FC Internazionale and...

Tottenham Hotspur sold Mousa Dembele last month, ensuring they did not lose the Belgian on a free transfer this summer.

Dembele signed with Chinese side Guangzhou R&F, for a fee BBC Sport reported to be £11 million.


Dembele spoke to Sky Sports at the end of last week about his decision to leave Tottenham and his choice of new club.

The 31 year old said that his desire for a new life experience was behind the move.

Dembele said: "I like to see myself as open-minded. That is one of the reasons I wanted to come to China. I wanted to see something different.

"I wanted to have a different experience in life. I heard already there is good food in Guangzhou. I will try this a lot. I think my family will enjoy it as well here."

Belgium's midfielder Mousa Dembele controls the ball during the friendly football match between Belgium and Portugal, on June 2, 2018 at the King Baudouin stadium in Brussels. (Photo by...

Fans are not so convinced about his comments, and believe money to be the major factor behind Dembele's exit.

Dembele is yet to make an appearance for his new side.


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