Tottenham signed Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle United for £30m in one of the biggest transfers on the deadline day.
The France international’s move to White Hart Lane raised a lot of eyebrows as he has a reputation for being highly inconsistent and the amount Spurs paid for him seemed a bit too much even in the current transfer market.
The 27-year-old was handed his debut start by manager Mauricio Pochettino against Sunderland today.
Even though Spurs managed a 1-0 win against the Black Cats, Sissoko cut out a disappointing figure for much of the
Spurs and Newcatsle fans on Twitter were not too impressed either with his performance.
Great to see that Sissoko is as useless for Tottenham as he was for Newcastle lol
— Garren H. (@GHamblin16) September 18, 2016
Just how bad does sissoko look?! £30M..!!?? HA! #NUFC
— Mark Chambers (@chatteo99) September 18, 2016
#spurs Sissoko out there, SIssokoing
Daylight robbery what we got for him.
— Femme Bálor (@KaraVanPark) September 18, 2016
Looks like spurs have signed the Sissoko that played for Newcastle not the one that played for France! #TOTSUN
— phil ridley (@pjridders) September 18, 2016
Definitely surprised with Sissoko thus far, not as poor as I expected. Still not an impressive performance by any means but surprising.
— Dele Allinho (@DeleAllinho) September 18, 2016
— Adam C. (@acurry85) September 18, 2016
Sissoko only average today but still better than pogba
— chris grant (@Christofgrant) September 18, 2016
Moussa Sissoko is a #fraud
— Zak Stainbank (@ZakStainbank93) September 18, 2016
This Sissoko is proof of how easy it us to become a PL footballer these days. What a lump. All brute force and no finesse.
— OnyeNdiolumbe (@CalvinEmeka) September 18, 2016
Wow Sissoko is actually soooo bad it's laughable
— Borran (@BorisLL99) September 18, 2016
Sissoko is basically Paulinho if he was a winger
— R. (@ButDeBentaleb) September 18, 2016
Poch is going to be digging through his pockets for Sissoko's receipt. Shown how horrendous he is on the ball! #NUFC
— Jordan Gibbon (@Gibbo2910) September 18, 2016