The French midfielder came off the bench for his Spurs debut on 70 minutes at the Stadium of Light.
‘Benji’ snapped into five successful challenges during his 20-minute stint but our afternoon ended in disappointment as Harry Kane’s unfortunate late own goal denied us maximum points.
“It was a powerful game with a good rhythm and not the easiest for my first appearance,” he said. “We are all disappointed but Sunderland showed real spirit to come back.
“I think we should have won this game but hopefully next time, we will do it.
“I feel good, I feel positive and I will now work hard again to be ready to play.”