By Will Butcher
New Tottenham signing Georges N’Koudou is in high spirits on Twitter after making his Champions League debut.
The winger replaced Spurs’ number nine Vincent Janssen midway through the second half as the North London outfit secured a vital 1-0 win in Russia against CSKA Moscow.
The official Tottenham Twitter account asked supporters after the match to reply with their verdicts on the performance of N’Koudou.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 27, 2016
The former Marseille winger jumped in to instantly reply on his personal Twitter account with the humorous message, “Im really impressed, what a player in the making he is.”
— GK NKoudou (@gknkoudou) September 27, 2016
Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen, who was integral to his side’s clean sheet throughout the match, posted his reaction on his personal Twitter account to N’Koudou’s humorous reply.
— Jan Vertonghen (@JanVertonghen) September 27, 2016
N’Koudou impressed fans after coming on in the 67th minute, showing an array of clever touches and explosive pace.
The 21-year-old came off the bench to make just his third appearance for Spurs, but is still awaiting his full debut following his £13million move from Marseille.
In-form forward Heung-Min Son struck his fifth goal in as many games to give Mauricio Pochettino’s side their first Champions League win of the campaign, after losing 2-1 to Monaco at Wembley.
The South Korea international sprang the CSKA Moscow offside trap to squeeze the ball past goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev and send the Spurs faithful home happy.
It gives Spurs a huge boost in their attempt to qualify from Group E, after rivals Monaco and Bayer Leverkusen played out a 1-1 draw to leave Pochettino’s side in second.
Spurs will be looking for their fifth consecutive win on Sunday, but will face an uphill task against Pep Guardiola’s table topping Manchester City.
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