Ex-Tottenham Hotspur star and fan-favourite, Mousa Dembele, has now commented on his future career plans in the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Dembele left North London for China back in January 2019 when he transferred to Guangzhou R&F in the Chinese Super League. The midfield man has gone on to play 26 games for his new club, scoring one goal in the process (Wikipedia).
The Belgian powerhouse spent seven seasons at Tottenham, racking up 250 appearances and scoring 10 goals (Wikipedia).
However, since he left the club before the 2018/19 season came to an end, Dembele missed the Champions League Final against Liverpool, perhaps to both his own and Spurs’ detriment.
After securing 82 caps for his country, Dembele retired from international football with Belgium this year.
When asked what the future holds for him in terms of club football, Dembele revealed that he would be seeing out the remainder of his contracted two years with Guangzhou.
He said (Nieuwsblad): “I don’t think I will still play football in Belgium. I have another two-year contract here, I want to finish that off. After that, much will depend on how I feel physically.”
On the coronavirus pandemic in China, Dembele added: “You have to wear a mask, in every street, there is someone who keeps an eye on everything and if you want to enter a store, you have to measure your temperature.
“They are especially afraid of foreigners now, so when they see me they walk around me in an arc.”
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