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Tottenham refusing to sell Moussa Sissoko this month as Fenerbahce deny move

Sissoko featured against his old club Newcastle on the opening day of the season but was not even on the bench for the impressive win at Old Trafford

Tottenham are refusing to sell Moussa Sissoko this month after Fenerbahce rule out move.

The Turkish giants were reportedly keen on the Frenchman as they look to add to their squad before Friday’s deadline.

Moussa Sissoko set to stay at Spurs, according to reports

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Moussa Sissoko set to stay at Spurs, according to reports

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But Fenerbahce, who have made a poor start to the new season with one win and two defeats have denied they are in for the midfielder.

In a statement, the club said: “In the public opinion, the news that we are attempting to transfer Moussa Sissoko … does not reflect the truth.

“Regarding a transfer of Moussa Sissoko to our club, there has been no contact with the player, the manager or the club.”

Sissoko moved to North London from Newcastle for £30m after an impressive Euro 2016.


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Moussa Sissoko featured in the win against old club Newcastle on the opening day of the season

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Moussa Sissoko featured in the win against old club Newcastle on the opening day of the season

Mauricio Pochettino wants Sissoko as part of his squad this season

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Mauricio Pochettino wants Sissoko as part of his squad this season

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He struggled to make an impact during his first season under Mauricio Pochettino but featured in 48 games last term.

The winger played in the opening day win at St James’ Park but was not in the squad for the impressive win against Manchester United at Old Trafford last night.

But despite his absence, Pochettino is keen to keep him as part of the group and is not entertaining any bids, report Foot Mercato in France.

Spurs will look to maintain their perfect start to the campaign with a win at Watford on Sunday.


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