Confirmed: Tottenham and Aston Villa target Georges-Kevin Nkoudou joins Marseille

Marseille Velodrome

The French youth international has remained in France after leaving Nantes.

Three Premier League teams have been linked with the signature of Nantes winger Georges-Kevin Nkoudou this summer.

It was reported earlier in the month by mercato365 that the trio of Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa and newly promoted AFC Bournemouth were all keen on snapping up the 20-year-old attacker for next season.

The report claimed that all three were willing to pay up to €2.5 million (£1.8 million)to bring the French-Cameroonian talent to England.

Tottenham are struggling for wide-options, with the majority of their attacking options centrally based such as Erik Lamela, Christian Erkisen and Nacer Chadli.

Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood always has his ear to the ground for top young talent and another attacking option would not go amiss.

Bournemouth, in the meanwhile, are simply looking for top quality additions to their side before launching their first Premier League survival bid.

All three will unfortunately have to make do without Nkoudou, who has officially signed for Olympique Marseille.

It has long been rumoured that the Stade Velodrome was to be his destination this summer but it has now been confirmed. A report on the Olympique Marseille official website earlier today confirmed the news. The wide man had joined the club, and proudly showed off pictures of their new acquisition.

Villa, Tottenham and Bournemouth can forget about Nkoudou this summer.

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