Marseille loan N’Jie from Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur have loaned forward Clinton N'Jie to Marseille for the 2016/17 season in a swap deal involving winger Georges-Kevin Nkoudou.

N'Jie struggled to adapt to the Premier League and made just eight top-flight appearances, failing to score for Mauricio Pochettino's side in the process.

The Cameroon international had arrived from Lyon before the 2015/16 campaign as a highly-rated young prospect. However, he wasn't able to make his mark at White Hart Lane.

Pochettino had earlier confirmed that N'Jie, Nabil Bentaleb, Alex Pritchard and Federico Fazio were not part of his plans and the quartet of players have now left the club.

Meanwhile, Nkoudou has signed a five-year deal with Spurs after impressing for Marseille in France's Ligue One. The forward bagged five goals in 28 appearances last season.

Nonetheless, N'Jie took to Twitter after his move to the French giants was confirmed to express his excitement at joining the Franck Passi-coached side.

He said: "The Stade Velodrome is a unique stadium with all the fans, this has motivated me to come here."

The forward will no doubt look to replicate the kind of form that saw him net eight goals in all competitions for Lyon in 2014/15.

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