Spurs have wrapped up the signing of Sarr, who has been loaned back to Metz for the season.
Metz general manager Olivier Perrin has likened Sarr to Pjanic, stating: "I immediately said to myself that he was a top player, with a very high-level (with regards to) reading and analysing the game. He is Miralem Pjanic.
"He can play in a system with two numbers 10, he can be middle and box-to-box, he can be 10, 6, it depends on the coaches."
Metz manager Frederic Antonetti made the decision to promote Sarr from the second team to the senior set-up at the start of the 2021/22 campaign and hailed his "elegant" style.
"Pape Matar Sarr is elegance in the midfield, his talent, he is making others play," he said.
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