Report: Tottenham Hotspur's move for Georges-Kevin N'Koudou nearing completion

Georges-Kevin Nkoudou at Marseille

The Marseille winger could finally be a Spurs player, with Clinton N'Jie going the other direction.

Georges-Kevin Nkoudou at MarseilleGeorges-Kevin Nkoudou at Marseille

Sky Sports are reporting that Tottenham Hotspur’s move to sign Georges-Kevin N’Koudou is back on.

The transfer of the Marseille winger has been long protracted with both clubs seemingly falling out over the difficulty of getting a deal over the line.

But Sky report that the deal is now back on, even suggesting it is on the verge of completion.

Clinton N’Jie, as previously believed, would be heading in the other direction as part of any deal for the French under-21 international.

Tottenham's Clinton Njie during trainingTottenham's Clinton Njie during training

N’Koudou has been in London for much of August, awaiting a deal to go through.

Le Phoceen originally reported that Tottenham’s offer was to buy N’Koudou for a fee in the region of €13 million (£11.1 million) – a fee Marseille were happy with.

That price dropped after Daniel Levy decided Spurs should be paying less for a player who had basically taken no part in pre-season – especially with N’Jie heading in the other direction as a makeweight.

Whatever the differences in opinion it appears that the two clubs are now getting closer to finalising a deal that looked dead just a week ago.

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