Spurs have seen their stubborn pursuit of the teenager in Senegal bear fruit internationally, while the French international are on their way to the Hornets
Tottenham have announced that Metz’s defensive midfielder Pape Matar Sarr will be taken into custody on a long-term basis as he has confirmed the departure of Moussa Sissoko to Watford.
Spurs have seen their stubborn pursuit of the teenager in Senegal bear fruit internationally, with the 18-year-old their fourth recruit of the summer.
Sarr will stay at Metz for the rest of the 2021-22 campaign, while French international Sissoko will make the short drive to Vicarage Road after a five-year stay with the Lilywhites.
Sarr settles with the Spurs move
When he became the newest site of Nuno Espirito Santo’s rule in North London – after Bryan Gil, Cristian Romero and Pierluigi Gollini – the teenager Sarr from the lower part of Ligue 1 acted to join him with the ambition to to take their top-four claims once. more.
He will stay at Metz this term, probably his number of first-team minutes, but the fact that he has signed for Spurs is a coup for the club.
They have held back his rivals in the Premier League, Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea, for his signature, and have high hopes for his progress in the years to come.
Sissoko Lets Hornets Swap
With the acquisition of Sarr, Tottenham are also saying goodbye to Sissoko, who has been one of the consistent drivers at the heart of the club since his arrival in 2016.
After originally signing for Newcastle, the 32-year-old decorated international international was unlucky to miss his 2018 World Cup squad and was a member of this year’s Euro 2020 squad.
He goes to the Hornets as a likely replacement for Will Hughes, and the 26-year-old is expected to join Crystal Palace before the transfer window closes.