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Lyon scout Girard laments Njie Marseille woes: Why did he accept Spurs offer?

Former Tottenham winger Clinton Njie is in crisis at Olympique Marseille.

Njie has found himself on the outer at OM after being sold by Spurs last year.

Scout Patrice Girard, who discovered Njie for Lyon, lamented to Le Phoceen: "The problem is that if he does not play, he cannot score. At home, he scored in the CFA and the pros because he played, that's all. Remember the trio he formed in 2015 with (Nabil) Fekir and (Alexandre) Lacazette, they set everyone on fire.

"If there had not been this offer of Tottenham, he would still be a starter here.

"At OM, in the spirit of (Rudi) Garcia, he is not a starter, he plays when (Valere) Germain or (Florian) Thauvin need to rest. That is the problem. And since Clinton is so respectful, he's not one to hit the table, he stays in this vicious circle."

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