French press state a mountain of gold will secure Tottenham target Clinton N'Jie

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Tottenham face a struggle to sign transfer target Clinton N'Jie.

Tottenham Hotspur face a struggle to sign transfer target Clinton N'Jie, according to French website

The Sun had reported a fortnight ago how Spurs chairman Daniel Levy had held talks with Lyon with a view to signing the attacker.

The Cameroon international was seen as an alternative to Anthony Martial, who signed a new deal with AS Monaco last week. report it will take a 'mountain of gold' for Lyon to consider selling the player, as they bid to hold onto their best talents.

Lyon were forced to cash in on Martial to Monaco last summer due to financial difficulty, but have a core of young talent remaining of which N'Jie is a key part.

Alexandre Lacazette, Nabil Fekir and Anthony Lopes are all considered important along with N'Jie and Lyon aim to keep the nucleus of their side together if they are to stand a chance of challenging super-rich PSG for the Ligue 1 title. confirmed that Tottenham had enquired over the forward, but were told only an offer exceeding his market value will tempt them into a sale.

N'Jie, 21, scored eight goals and provided nine assists in all competitions for Lyon last season.

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