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Spurs tousled with £30m Poch signing who’s now value lower than £1m

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Over the previous few years, Tottenham Hotspur have been extraordinarily profitable within the switch market, with the final summer time window serving as proof of that.

Plainly Daniel Levy will now solely try to signal a participant in the event that they current good worth for his or her high quality and potential, with James Maddison setting them again £40m the right instance.

Nevertheless, that hasn’t all the time been the case for the Lilywhites, with the membership being pressured to chop ties with costly transfers, receiving little or no in return.

There may be one former Spurs participant who notably involves thoughts right here, properly and actually by no means residing as much as his price ticket.

Moussa Sissoko’s time at Spurs in numbers

In 2016, Moussa Sissoko left Newcastle United after a formidable 37-game Premier League marketing campaign the place he scored as soon as and supplied eight assists.

Tottenham could be his subsequent vacation spot after Mauricio Pochettino agreed on a deal value £30m for the signature of the highly effective French midfielder.

Nevertheless, throughout his first marketing campaign on the membership, Sissoko did not have any actual affect on the aspect, and despite the fact that he made 25 appearances, he solely began eight instances.

Within the following season, the previous Magpies ace featured way more continuously after discovering a brand new position as a right-sided central midfielder in a three-back variation, which noticed the quantity 17 use his athleticism to supply assist to the customarily on-rushing wingback.

After showcasing his versatility, Sissoko began 27 Premier League video games within the 2018/19 time period, and he began yet one more match within the subsequent marketing campaign, however his Spurs profession declined from that time on.

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What Moussa Sissoko is doing in 2024

After years of being a dependable member of the squad, Sissoko finally left Tottenham in 2021, as he signed for Watford for a small charge of £2.5m.

This was clearly fairly a low determine for a participant who had been a relentless within the Spurs aspect, however nonetheless, the midfielder went on to begin 36 matches for the Hornets earlier than leaving the not too long ago relegated aspect.

In the summertime of 2022, the previous Tottenham ace returned to France to play for Ligue 1 aspect Nantes, which is the place he nonetheless performs his soccer to today.

Nevertheless, his worth has massively dropped since transferring, and as a 34-year-old, he’s now estimated to be value as little as £771k, in accordance with FootballTransfers.

Sissoko vs Spurs’ Lowest Valued Gamers

Participant

Worth

Giovani Lo Celso

£9m

Ben Davies

£8.8m

Bryan Gil

£8m

Fraser Forster

£1.1m

Moussa Sissoko

£700k

By way of FootballTransfers

As you may see, this may make Sissoko the least beneficial participant at Spurs if he have been nonetheless on the membership at present, even under backup goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

Sadly, it’s no shock to see that the 6 foot 2 midfielder’s worth has plummeted a lot, particularly when you think about his age, performances, and the truth that he’s enjoying for a relegation-threatened aspect.

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Total, regardless of being a strong participant throughout his spell at Spurs, Sissoko by no means actually lived as much as his £30m price ticket, which looks like nothing at present. In reality, it was a big sum eight years in the past.

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