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Sissoko the Flop

Where do I even start with Moussa Sissoko? The player who seems to be called “a new man” before and after every season is yet again out of form. After a yet another end of the season rejuvenation at Euros 2016, Sissoko was wanted by many teams in the Premier League, especially Everton and Tottenham.

After being destined to join Everton on deadline day, he wound up going to Tottenham in a deal worth up to £30 million. Which clearly shows Spurs saw potential in the 27 year old.

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5 Takeaways from the EPL Weekend

1. Moussa Sissoko is a complete flop

High hopes surrounded Moussa Sissoko following an impressive showing with France at the 2016 European Championships. He impressed so much that Tottenham Hotspur were inspired to pay €30 million to sign him on a 5-year deal. Oh, what they would do to change that.

Sissoko has made 18 appearances for Spurs this EPL season, almost all of them coming from the bench. In those games, he has managed 0 goals. He has taken 14 shots, and only 1 of them has been on target. His crossing accuracy is 7%, and he hasn’t created a single chance all season. And for a man of his size, maybe the most disappointing statistic is that he has won just 37% of his aerial duels.

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