It was reported a few days ago that Tottenham had agreed a club record £65 million fee with Lyon for the transfer of their midfielder Tanguy Ndombele (Sky Sports).
It was suggested that all formalities had been completed between the two clubs and that the 22-year-old will sign a five-year contract with the Liywhites that would make him one of the highest paid players at the club (Football London).
While these reports got Spurs fans excited, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas poured cold water on suggestions that the deal is done by insisting that the two clubs were still far apart in their valuation (RMC Sport).
Now, a report in Eurosport claims that Italian champions Juventus have made a late enquiry about the French international.
Although Juve have completed the signing of Adrien Rabiot from PSG, the report claims that Tottenham’s prolonged negotiations could open the door for the Serie A giants to swoop in for Ndombele.
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There are suggestions that Aulas comments could be a smokescreen to allow Lyon to get their targets in before the Ndombele deal is announced. However, the longer the announcement is delayed, the more the chance of someone else coming and blowing us out of the water with a huge bid.
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