Tottenham’s Nkoudou transfers to Besiktas on a permanent deal.
The Frenchman who plays primarily on the left-wing joined Spurs from marseille bak in the summer of 2015.
In his time in north London, he has only managed 27 appearances and one goal. He has, in fact, spent more time on loan away from Spurs in the last three years than he has st the club.
This includes an eight-game spell at Burnley and a three-game spell in Monaco. His loan moves simply did not get him enough game time.
He started his career at Nantes, playing 40 and scoring three, before moving to Marseilles. There he played 41 and scored 10 and had five assists.
It was that kind of form that prompted Mauricio Pochettino
to pay 11 million euros for the player.
The player simply struggled to settle into the English game.
He was a surprise inclusion in the Pochettino’s opening game of the season squad to face Aston Villa. He even made a two-minute cameo appearance.
His Premier League nightmare has now officially come to an end.
In a permanent transfer from Tottenham to Besiktas for a fee rumored to be 5 million Euros. It is understood the player has signed a four-year contract.
Spurs official statement said:
“We have reached an agreement with Turkish Super Lig side Beşiktaş for the transfer of Georges-Kevin Nkoudou.”
“Having joined us from French side Marseille in 2016, the winger made 27 appearances in our colours, scoring once, and spent time on loan with Burnley and AS Monaco.”
“We wish ‘GK’ all the best for the future.”
While Spurs have strengthed their squad extensively this summer, they have not brought in a like for like replacement.
The left-wing position is somewhat dominated by their ever-present South Korean talisman Heung-min Son.