Date: 5th December 2019 at 8:45pm
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Spurs fans were quick to criticise French midfielder Moussa Sissoko on Twitter yesterday after the 30-year-old midfielder’s disappointing display in the 2-1 defeat at Manchester United. 

Sissoko struggled alongside Harry Winks in Spurs’ midfield duo and was ultimately to blame for United’s second goal, as Marcus Rashford breezed past him into the box where the Frenchman caught his ankle to gift the home side a penalty; which Rashford gratefully tucked away.

The 30-year-old has been a regular in Spurs’ side so far this season and impressed on the right-hand side against Bournemouth at the weekend but really struggled in a central position against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side; picking up a 6.21 rating.

The French international joined Spurs from Newcastle in 2016 and has gone on to make 145 appearances in his three years with the North London club. It was a surprise to see him start in central-midfield against United, however, especially after Mourinho’s recent comments on the Frenchman being very different to his needs in that position and perhaps Mourinho will heed his own words after a poor display from Sissoko.

Is Moussa Sissoko good enough for Spurs?

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Reaction from Spurs fans to Sissoko’s performance can be seen in the tweets below.


Spurs fans were clearly less than impressed with Sissoko’s performance, with many hoping to see him dropped ahead of the weekend game against Burnley.

What do we think?

Sissoko, who is valued at £22.5 million (as per Transfermarkt), spent a lot of the game covering for Serge Aurier at right-back when the Ivorian was out of position, which meant that he struggled to influence the game from midfield. Still, Spurs looked more threatening when Tanguy Ndombele was introduced, so it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the 22-year-old replace his French compatriot in the starting eleven on Saturday.