Barcelona are considering a move for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tanguy Ndombele after the Frenchman’s tricky start to life in England.
Ndombele became Spurs’ record signing last summer when he sealed a £54m switch to the club, but the jury is still out on the France international after a testing first season.
He has started just 12 Premier League games and has regularly been criticised by manager José Mourinho for his perceived lack of effort.
However, according to Mundo Deportivo, that indifferent form has not put off La Liga leaders Barcelona, who were one of the sides who were keen on Ndombele before he joined Spurs.
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Ndombele has made 27 appearances in all competitions but is yet to really set the world on fire. However, at only 23 years old, he still has plenty of time to turn things around, and he’s hardly the first player to struggle in their first season in the Premier League.
The Frenchman remains under contract with the club until 2025, so Spurs would be well within their rights to demand a huge figure to part ways with Ndombele, and that could ultimately prove to be too much for Barcelona.
La Blaugrana are also expected to make moves for Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar and Inter’s Lautaro Martínez as well, which would obviously require a lot of money and may make the signing of a player like Ndombele a secondary concern.
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