Moussa Sissoko comments on Mousa Dembele's departure from Tottenham Hotspur

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 Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino sold Mousa Dembele in the January transfer window.

Moussa Sissoko of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on May 04, 2019 in Bournemouth, United...

Moussa Sissoko has admitted on Instagram that Tottenham Hotspur are missing Mousa Dembele.

Tottenham sold Dembele back in January, with the Belgian international going to play in China.


Since then Tottenham have suffered badly with injuries in central midfield, which has left Mauricio Pochettino’s options short in the area.

Sissoko has been forced to play with a range of different partners in the middle in 2019.

And the French international has admitted that Spurs still miss Dembele.

Tottenham received £11 million for Dembele in January (BBC Sport), with the transfer making sense from a business perspective, given that he had just six months remaining on his contract.

However, Tottenham’s poor league form has suggested that they have missed Dembele’s influence.

Spurs have still managed to claim a top four spot in the Premier League and make the Champions League final though, so thankfully for Pochettino Dembele’s departure hasn’t been costly.

(L-R) Mousa Dembele of Tottenham Hotspur, Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur during the UEFA Champions League  match between Tottenham Hotspur v Juventus at the Wembley Stadium on March 7,...

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