Moussa Sissoko comments on Tanguy Ndombele at Tottenham Hotspur

Tanguy Ndombele of Tottenham Hotspur and Blaise Matuidi of Juventus compete for the ball during the International Champions Cup match between Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur at the...

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Moussa Sissoko and Tanguy Ndombele already appear to enjoy a good relationship.

Moussa Sissoko of Tottenham Hotspur during the UEFA Champions League  match between Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano on June 1, 2019 in Madrid Spain

Moussa Sissoko has admitted to that the Daily Mail that he was trying to convince Tanguy Ndombele to sign for Tottenham Hotspur on international duty.

Sissoko knew all about Tottenham’s interest in Ndombele before they pushed through with a transfer for the Lyon midfielder this summer.

And Sissoko claims that he was telling Ndombele all about Spurs at every opportunity he got.

“I spoke to him with the national team last season,” said Sissoko.

 

“I knew the club was interested. I told him it's a good club and if he comes here he will be happy. We're all happy to have him with us.”

Tottenham ended up breaking their transfer record on Ndombele, as he cost £65 million to buy this summer (Sky Sports).

Ndombele’s arrival at Tottenham has actually made Sissoko’s task of keeping his place in Pochettino’s team harder, so he performed a selfless task by convincing the 22-year-old to come to White Hart Lane.

Moussa Sissoko of Tottenham during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea FC at Wembley Stadium on November 24, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

Ndombele could well take Sissoko’s starting place at Tottenham next term, with Harry Winks also in competition for a slot in midfield.

Sissoko was one of Tottenham’s top performers last term, but there is now a real battle to win one of the two central midfield berths in their starting line-up.

Ndombele has wasted no time showing Spurs fans his quality, as he helped set-up a goal with his very first touch in a pre-season friendly against Juventus yesterday.

Tanguy Ndombele of Tottenham Hotspur and Blaise Matuidi of Juventus compete for the ball during the International Champions Cup match between Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur at the...

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