It has been another week of action for Tottenham Hotspur's loan players with minutes across England and the continent at their new clubs.
Spurs have a contingent of loan players spread out across the Premier League, Football League, Germany, Netherlands and Turkey, with some of them youngsters getting experience, some trying to secure themselves a permanent move away and others simply looking to catch head coach Ange Postecoglou's eye before a final decision has to be made next summer on their future.
Here's how Tottenham's eight loan players got on this week away from the Postecoglou nest.
Tanguy Ndombele is yet to start a match since moving to Galatasaray, having got 15 minutes from the bench on his debut against Samsunspor, then 14 minutes against Copenhagen in the 2-2 Champions League draw in midweek before on Saturday getting another 10 minutes as a substitute in the 2-1 Super Lig victory at Basaksehir.
After having to come back from a 2-0 deficit in that Champions League game at home against the Danish side, Turkish pundits did not hold back on the Galatasaray players and Ndombele in particular was singled out by Sky Spor's Batuhan Karadeniz.
The pundit criticised the Frenchman's fitness levels and was quoted in Sport Witness as saying: «Ndombele was more ready when he came on last game, but I saw him in yesterday’s game and he was in worse condition. What did you do, brother? Did you eat Istanbul? You will get a nutritionist and get a scale to check your condition. Is this how you play football?»
Former Spurs defender Davinson Sanchez made his debut for Galatasaray in the victory on Saturday at Basaksehir, playing the full 90 minutes.
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