Born: 16 August 1989 (Le Blanc-Mesnil, France)
Moussa Sissoko established himself as a stand-out member of our squad in 2018/19 - his third season at the club.
A France international, Moussa had been in and out of the side in various attacking positions during his early time at the club but shone upon moving into a central midfield role in that 2018/19 campaign, helping to turn matches in our favour and endearing himself to the Spurs faithful in the process. He started 27 of our 38 Premier League games and appeared as a substitute in a further two, often linking up with Harry Winks in the engine room to excellent effect. In all, he made 44 appearances in all competitions, including eight starts and two substitute appearances in our run to the Champions League Final in Madrid.
Prior to starting in that showpiece match against Liverpool, Moussa was presented with the inaugural Spurs Legends' Player of the Year award - deserved recognition from some of our past greats for the superb season he'd enjoyed.
Born in Le Blanc-Mesnil, he began his career in France with Toulouse where he established himself as a key figure during 219 appearances for the Ligue 1 club, scoring 23 goals.
Moussa made the move to the Premier League with Newcastle United in January, 2013, representing them on 133 occasions and scoring 12 times.
He joined us from Newcastle in August, 2016, and played 34 times in all competitions in his debut season here, including four appearances in the Champions League.
The powerful midfielder featured regularly during the opening months of 2017/18 and along with Eric Dier was one of only two players to have appeared in all games in all competitions until that run was broken in the 1-1 home draw with West Bromwich Albion on 25 November, 2017.
He scored his first Spurs goal in our 4-0 victory at Huddersfield in September, 2017, before netting in a home defeat to West Ham in the Carabao Cup the following month. In total, Moussa made 47 appearances in all competitions during that season in a series of different midfield roles.
Having represented France at every level from Under-16 to Under-21, he made his senior international debut for Les Bleus in 2009 in a World Cup qualifying win over Faroe Islands and has gone on to claim over 50 caps, including being a member of the team that reached the Euro 2016 Final.