Moussa Dembele decides to retire

Moussa Dembele

Moussa Dembele, a former Tottenham and Fulham midfielder, is retiring from football at the age of 34 after turning down an extension offer in Guangzhou, China.

From 2012 to 2019, Moussa Dembele was a Tottenham Hotspur player for six and a half years. Dembele was also a Fulham player from 2010 to 2012 before joining Tottenham. Between 2012 and 2019, he appeared in 181 games for the London club, scoring seven goals.

He debuted for Belgium in 2006 and appeared in 82 games for the country. Before retiring from international football in March 2019, he played in two World Cups and at Euro 2016. Dembele was a member of the Belgian national team that won bronze at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

“I still have a year on my contract left. But I can already share I will stop my career after this year is finished,” Dembele wrote on his Instagram account.

“Congratulations on an incredible career, Mousa. Enjoy your retirement,” Tottenham said on Twitter.

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