French International on Spurs radar


We are interested in France midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia, according to Sky Sports News.

The article says we are in the process of looking for long-term replacement for Mousa Dembele, whose contract is about enter its final 18 months and it says we have been watching the 24-year-old Kondogbia, who has been having an excellent season on loan at Valencia from Inter Milan.

It adds that Valencia are firm challengers to Barcelona at the summit of La Liga and Kondogbia has been an instrumental part of their success so far.

It adds that we have been aware of Kondogbia since his time at Monaco but he joined Inter in 2015 in a deal worth nearly £30m. It’s added he signed a five-year contract and subsequently made 43 starts in Serie A across two seasons, but was deemed surplus to requirements when manager Luciano Spalletti arrived in the summer.

The article also says Valencia believe they “have a right to buy at the end of the season and already have an agreement with Kondogbia, should we exercise the option,” according to the club’s general director Mateu Alemany.

The Frenchman began his senior career at Lens before a year with Sevilla in 2012-13. He then spent two years at Monaco and has represented France at every level from U16s to the senior side.

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