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Clement Lenglet turned into one in all many Barcelona gamers who moved someplace else on mortgage withinside the summer.
He joined Tottenham Hotspur on a season-lengthy mortgage deal, in an try to show himself after a disappointing segment with Barça.
Although the Frenchman has now no longer had the nice of begins offevolved to his lifestyles at Spurs, the defender has these days spread out approximately the character of his mortgage deal whilst additionally hailing Lionel Messi because the finest participant withinside the global.
Most importantly, Lenglet cautioned that Messi is a person who usually resembles Barcelona, stating: “When you live a long term withinside the identical area and also you gain such a lot of true matters with the membership it manner you turn out to be part of this membership,” says Lenglet. “Your face is attached to the membership. For me, Messi is usually a Barca participant.”
Lenglet performed with Messi for 3 years at Barcelona, earlier than the Argentine subsequently joined Paris Saint-Germain final year.
“You play with the best participant withinside the global in my opinion. He facilitates you enhance each day. I performed with him (for Barcelona) and in opposition to him for Sevilla – it’s higher with him!” he added.
The Frenchman went on to speak approximately his present day agreement at Spurs. He showed that the Lilywhites do now no longer have the choice to make the deal permanent.
‘In the agreement, we don’t have an option,” he said. “But we’re in October. It’s the start of the season and we should wait earlier than considering this. I should be excellent at the pitch, to assist the group at the pitch. Maybe if the entirety is okay, we can speak. But in the mean time it’s too early.“
Since shifting to Spurs withinside the summer, Lenglet has began out simplest 3 Premier League fits this season. However, with a piece of the season nevertheless remaining, it is going to be exciting to peer what the destiny has in shop for the Barcelona loanee this term.