Report: Tottenham Hotspur make Ndombele approach, willing to offer £35m

Lyon's French defender Tanguy Ndombele Alvaro (L) vies for the ball against CSKA Moscow's Russian midfielder Konstantin Kuchaev (R) during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 football match...

Tottenham Hotspur have made their first move for Tanguy Ndombele.

Lyon's French defender Tanguy Ndombele Alvaro (L) vies for the ball against CSKA Moscow's Russian midfielder Konstantin Kuchaev (R) during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 football match...

Tottenham Hotspur have made an enquiry for Tanguy Ndombele, L'Equipe report.

Chairman Daniel Levy is reportedly keen on the youngster, who has spent the season on loan at Lyon from Amiens.

L'Equipe report Tottenham are willing to offer 40 million Euros (£35m) for powerful midfielder Ndombele.

Lyon's French midfielder Tanguy Ndombele (L) vies with Montpellier's French midfielder Paul Lasne (R) during the French L1 football match between Montpellier (MHSC) and Lyon (OL), on March...

Ndombele is just 21-years-old and plays as a defensive midfielder.

He made 47 appearances in all competitions for Lyon last season, scoring one goal and providing six assists.

Ndombele would be a replacement for Mousa Dembele, who is 30-years-old and only has one year remaining on his contract.

Lyon's French midfielder Tanguy NDombele (L) vies with Troyes' French midfielder Remi Walter (behind) during the French L1 football match Olympique Lyonnais (OL) vs ESTAC Troyes on May 6,...

Talksport reported last month that Lyon have an an option to buy Ndombele permanently for just £7 million, but they could yet sell him on for a huge profit if they wanted to.

An alternative option is Colombian midfielder Wilmar Barros, who Argentine outlet Antenna 2 reported this weekend was close to a move to Spurs.

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