Sissoko: Everton never an option.

Moussa Sissoko denies ever wanting to join Everton in the summer as he is convinced Tottenham are a "bigger club".

The France international, who eventually sealed a move from Newcastle United to White Hart Lane after a reported bid from Everton on Deadline Day, said he never thought of joining the Toffees.

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“Why would I have joined Everton? Spurs are a bigger club,” Sissoko told the Daily Mirror. “They wanted me at Everton. I didn’t hear anything else. Tottenham came in next.

“In my head it was clear I absolutely wanted to sign for them. Without wishing to offend Everton, Tottenham in my opinion is a bigger club than Everton. So for me it was better to go here. And I didn’t think more about it. I signed.”

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