New Tottenham signing Moussa Sissoko insists he is not in peak physical condition following his arrival from Newcastle on deadline day.
Following reports claiming he backed out of an agreed move to Everton, Spurs midfielder Moussa Sissoko said there was never a deal in place.
Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle United for a fee of £30 million.
Interest by Tottenham in acquiring Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle United appears to be waning as Spurs cannot see eye-to-eye on a financial agreement with the Magpies.
With Yannick Bolasie off to Everton, Moussa Sissoko has been linked with a move to Crystal Palace as a replacement.
Following an impressive stint at the European championships this summer, Moussa Sissoko is expected to leave Newcastle this summer.
Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko is the subject of interest from West Ham this summer following the Magpies' relegation.
While Georginio Wijnaldum deservedly grabbed the headlines in Newcastle United's 6-2 win against Norwich City, Moussa Sissoko's performance was an eyebrow-raiser for fantasy managers.
Steve McClaren has indicated that Moussa Sissoko has "healed well" this week from the groin injury he suffered in Week 2, but cannot declare the midfielder fit quite yet.
Moussa Sissoko will likely miss Week 3 for Newcastle United as he recovers from a groin strain picked up in last weekend's loss to Swansea City.
Newcastle wrapped up a less-than-impressive preseason with a 0-1 loss to Borussia M'gladbach in front of the St. James' faithful.
Mousa Sissoko put up three shots on target versus West Brom this past weekend on the way to 14 fantasy points.
Newcastle United showed some positive signs at times in their match against Liverpool, but a lack of finish and a red card for Moussa Sissoko led to their fifth straight loss.
Moussa Sissoko and Newcastle fell just short of a glorious comeback from two goals down as they fell at home to Arsenal 2-1.