Newcastle have made their latest acquisition from Ligue 1 with the signing of Moussa Sissoko from Toulouse for an undisclosed fee.
The 23 yearold has played for France on 5 occasions and also has Champions League experience under his belt too.
The Frenchman is a stylish box to box midfielder who can play both in a defensive role and also more attacking if required.
Sissoko spent 10 years playing fro Tolouse graduating from their youth system which saw him go on to make 183 appearances for le Téfécé scoring 19 goals along the way.
Sissoko has been compared to Patrick Viera and Alan Pardew will be hoping that he shows both the Frenchman’s defensive and attacking attributes that could provide the tonic to help Newcastle turn around their poor season.
Moussa Sissoko is happy to be compared to the French World Cup winner “He was a fantastic player, he had a fantastic career here in the Premier League so it’s fantastic to be compared to someone like him.
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