Aksam have claimed that Galatasaray manager Okan Buruk has been seriously impressed with what he has seen from Tanguy Ndombele in training so far.

It did not come as a surprise when Ndombele joined Galatasaray on loan last week (with an option to buy for £13m) as the midfielder had not featured in any of Tottenham’s matchday squads so far this season.

Multiple reports had indicated over the past few weeks that Ange Postecoglou was far from impressed with the Frenchman’s attitude in training (The Sun) but it turns out that he has made the opposite impression during his first few training sessions at Galatasaray.

Tanguy Ndombele

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Ndombele catches the eye of Galatasaray coaches

Aksam have said that Buruk ‘couldn’t believe his eyes’ when watching the 26-year-old in training, with the Istanbul club’s head coach said to have been ‘amazed’ by the player.

The report adds that Ndombele is ‘highly appreciated’ by the coaching staff at the club, who view him as one of the ‘hottest’ signings of the summer transfer window.

It is alleged that Galatasaray are quite pleased that they beat local rivals Fenerbahce to the former Lyon man’s signature, with Ndombele now determined to ‘prove’ himself at the club.

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We have all seen this movie before. Ndombele impressed when he first arrived at Spurs as well as during the start of his loan spells at Lyon and Napoli, only to revert to type later in the season. 

While the 26-year-old has the talent to be able to dominate the Turkish league, it remains to be seen if Buruk will be pleased with his application and his attitude over the coming months.

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