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Sissoko confirms Spurs switch, leaving Newcastle and spurning Everton

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Tottenham were able to reel in Moussa Sissoko on Deadline Day in the Premier League, but saw more than a few players depart from the club as well.

Unhappy Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko is now smiling Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Moussa Sissoko, signing a five-year deal with the club on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old Frenchman was at the center of a deadline window battle between Everton and Tottenham, and chose the latter.

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Sissoko has been eager to find a Champions League side, but relegated Newcastle was happy to wait until someone reached its evaluation of the player.

Reports said Sissoko was headed to Everton for a medical, but Spurs reportedly matched the Toffees’ $39 million bid and landed the player.

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