It has been reported that Mousa Dembele is able to full his exit from Tottenham Hotspur after flying in another country to finalise his transfer to the Chinese language Tremendous League.
With simply six months left on his contract at Spurs, the 31-year-old is about to hitch Chinese language Tremendous League aspect Beijing Guoan in a switch believed to be within the area of £11m.
The story comes football.london, who declare Dembele has flown to Hong Kong from Heathrow to signal the brand new contract and formally seal his departure.
It is believed that Tottenham have been comfortable to sanction the deal in January because it permits them to say a switch charge for the Belgian. Had they stored him till the top of the season he would have been capable of go away totally free within the summer time.
The transfer is sensible for the participant as Dembele was seeking to transfer to a much less bodily league to assist prolong a profession which has been disrupted by accidents in current seasons. His farewell will see him go away north London having spent virtually six and a half years at Tottenham, making 180 league appearances throughout that point.
The identical report quotes Pochettino’s reward of the gifted midfielder from final season: “I all the time say to him, ‘Mousa, once I write my e book, you’ll be one in every of my genius gamers that I’ve been fortunate sufficient to fulfill.’
“One was Maradona; additionally Ronaldinho, Okocha and Iván de la Peña – he was a genius, too – after which Mousa. We all the time inform Mousa that if we had taken him at 18 or 19, he would have develop into probably the greatest gamers on the earth.”
It appears to be like like Mousa Dembele is off to China! 👋
Each single Tottenham participant we now have interviewed in Teammates thought he was one of the best participant on the membership! Some participant 👏 pic.twitter.com/cO6jT63LQc
— Soccer AM (@SoccerAM) January 8, 2019
The Belgian will undoubtedly be missed within the coronary heart of the Spurs midfield, however his damage issues do appear to have lastly caught up with him this season.