Fans react to Tottenham's bid for Tanguy Ndombele

Tanguy NDombele of Lyon gestures during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Manchester City and Olympique Lyonnais at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2018 in Manchester, United...

Tottenham's opening offer for Tanguy Ndombele has been criticised.

France's midfielder Tanguy Ndombele (R) vies for the ball against Bulgaria's midfielder Yanis Karabelyov (R) during the Euro Under-21 Championship qualifying football match between...

Tottenham Hotspur have failed with their opening offer for Tanguy Ndombele.

Sky Italia's Gianluca Di Marzio report Spurs' offer of £40 million plus bonuses was flatly rejected by Lyon.

That isn't a surprise, with Lyon looking for £70 million, report The Mail.

 

Juventus and Real Madrid are also keen, and Tottenham are at risk of missing out if they do not considerably up their offer.

Tottenham's record spend is £42 million. They will need to break this to sign Ndombele.

In recent seasons they have missed out on players due to a reluctance to meet teams' asking prices, with Jack Grealish last summer.

Tanguy Ndombele of France during the  UEFA Nations league match between Holland  v France  at the Feyenoord Stadium on November 16, 2018 in Rotterdam Netherlands

Whether Daniel Levy agrees with Lyon's valuation or not, sometimes you just have to pay it to get the player.

Time wasted is an opportunity lost, and more time for other teams to get involved.

Here is a look at how fans reacted to the reports of Tottenham's offer...

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