Pundit claims a move to Serie A side would be ideal for struggling Spurs star

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Paddy Kenny has claimed Tottenham will look to offload Tanguy Ndombele in January and named Juventus as a possible destination for the midfielder.

The 24-year-old has found opportunities in North London hard to come by this season, having slipped down the pecking order since the arrival of Antonio Conte. 

Ndombele has seen just five minutes of Premier League action and has been left as an unused substitute in Spurs’ last three league games. 

Conte quickly challenged Ndombele to work hard to get into his rigorous line-up and later warned that he needs to play ‘for the best of the team’ to place himself in contention. 

However, former goalkeeper Kenny believes Spurs need to cut their losses on what has been a disappointing stint for the midfielder, who joined for a club record in 2019. He tipped a loan to Italian giants Juventus as the best option for all parties currently. 

Kenny told Football Insider: “He’s [Ndombele] got to go. It’s not worked under three managers now. If Conte and Mourinho can’t fix him, who can?

“They have to cut their losses. He came in for big money and it hasn’t worked, he’s been terrible.

“A move to Juve is ideal, isn’t it? It’s an easier league, you can take it a bit easier compared to the Premier League. I think that will suit him. Tottenham will have to take a loss but I think they are prepared for that.

“It wouldn’t shock me if he left on loan first. Especially when you consider his attitude. That might be the right thing to do.”

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Ndombele hasn’t lived up to expectations in what is now his third season at Spurs and it is now a case of if instead of when his true potential can be reached. It now seems like he has to play his way into contention under Conte, but he can definitely do that if he is motivated. 

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