Spurs revive interest in £70m midfield powerhouse liked by Liverpool, PSG

Date published: Saturday 18th May 2019 6:28 - Samuel Bannister

Tottenham Hotspur have revived their interest in Lyon midfield enforcer Tanguy Ndombele, according to reports in France.

Ndombele is one of the most highly-rated prospects in Ligue 1, with the 22-year-old recording seven assists in 32 league appearances this year. Unsurprisingly, several European clubs are keeping an eye on Ndombele’s development, and L’Equipe claim that Spurs are one of them.

The report states that Mauricio Pochettino was interested in the France international last summer, but Daniel Levy’s €45m bid did not meet Lyon’s valuation. Now, Spurs are back in the hunt for Ndombele, with Pochettino convinced that he fits the profile he is looking for.

They are not the only side interested in bringing Ndombele to the Premier League, with Mercato365 claiming earlier this week that the midfielder was one of three players on the agenda in a recent scouting mission for Liverpool – the others being Memphis Depay and Houssem Aouar.

Both Manchester clubs have also been linked with the Frenchman, who is now valued closer to £70m by his club. The same paper suggested last month that Lyon are ready to sell following his impressive campaign. The warming to a departure may be mutual, with the player feeling that a move to a bigger club could help his bid for a place in France’s squad for next summer’s Euros.

Ndombele, who is under contract until 2023, is also attracting the interest of PSG.


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