Tottenham Are Close To Agreeing Incredible €62m Deal For Tanguy Ndombele
Tottenham are on the verge of signing one of the most wanted players in world football.
Mauricio Pochettino's side are reportedly close to agreeing a €62 million plus bonuses deal for Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, according to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.
The news comes after Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas confirmed that Ndombele wants to leave the club.
#Tottenham set to close deal for #Ndombele': the latest https://t.co/47gaSamG4Q
- David Amoyal (@DavidAmoyal) June 25, 2019
The 22-year-old, who made 34 appearances for the Ligue 1 side last season, has been linked with a host of top European clubs this summer, including Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus.
But it looks like Tottenham have won the race to sign the central midfielder in what could be the biggest transfer of the summer so far.
There are only a few remaining details to address, according to the report, before the player heads to England for his medical
Tottenham are reportedly close to agreeing a €62m deal for Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele...- Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) June 25, 2019
The French midfielder looks a serious talent :fire: pic.twitter.com/7IuPDsErNB
The 22-year-old made more key passes than any other player aged 21 and under in Europe's top five leagues last season, contributing massively in all competitions.
He notched seven assists in total, creating 47 chances while recording an impressive 89.1% pass accuracy.
Tanguy Ndombele (22) is very close to joining Tottenham Hotspur, these were his stats last season;
34 Games Played
89.1% Pass Accuracy
2.1 Fouls Won
1.4 Key Passes
Excited #THFC fans? https://t.co/pn3j1hr5hN pic.twitter.com/QhJfEut6IM
- Football Scouts (@FootbaII_Scouts) June 25, 2019
As mentioned earlier, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas announced in a press conference that Ndombele wants to leave the Ligue 1 side.
"He is seeking a departure. Nothing is done but the door may be open," he said.
"Tanguy Ndombele is wanted by the biggest clubs. Nothing is done. If he were to leave, we targeted a number of players. Thiago Mendes is one of them."
:microphone2:️ @JM_Aulas: "@TanguyNdombele is wanted by the biggest clubs. Nothing is done. If he has to leave, we've targeted a certain number of players. Thiago Mendes is one of them."
- OL English (@OL_English) June 25, 2019
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