Tottenham’s new man Serge Aurier played the full 90 minutes of Ivory Coast’s 3-0 World Cup qualifier win against Gabon on Saturday evening and – and Spurs fans took to Twitter to express their delight at his performance.
The former Paris Saint-Germain star completed a £23million transfer to White Hart Lane on deadline day on Thursday after being granted a U.K. work permit and visa.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 31, 2017
Aurier arrival split Spurs fan base through the middle due to his history of controversies and flare-ups.
Fans were given an early look at their new signing as he started in natural right-back position on Saturday evening as Ivory Coast moved to the top of their qualifying Group C.
Two Seydou Doumbia goals and a striker from Max Gradel secured a comprehensive win in Libreville for the Elephants.
Aurier’s performance caught the eye of the north London club, Max Gradel secured a comprehensive win in Libreville for the Elephants.
Football Weeks have selected the best of messages on Twitter from Spurs fans:
— Welcome Davinson (@Adamhar63088966) September 2, 2017
— Aston Ogle (@AstonOgle) September 2, 2017
The thread's summary in short- Aurier went up & down the whole game, wasn't troubled defensively. Couple good crosses & went up on corners. https://t.co/1FKvl8isXi
— Harsh Mishra-Peters (@HarshM_16) September 2, 2017
Serge Aurier is good at football.
— Spursy Mugwump (@DonohueCOYS) September 2, 2017
— India Spurs 🇮🇳 (@IndiaSpurs) September 2, 2017
Aurier joins Mauricio Pochettino’s side an impressive track record, having impressively won two Ligue 1 titles alongside an African Cup of Nation’s victory in 2015.
He will be looking to make his Premier League bow against Everton next Saturday but faces competition with Kieran Trippier for the right- back slot Pochettino.