Tottenham Hotspur reportedly closing in on Ndombele shows up Arsenal problems

Tanguy Ndombele of Olympique Lyonnais and Jonathan Ikone of Lille  during the Ligue 1 match between Lyon and Lille at Parc Olympique on May 5, 2019 in Lyon, France.

Where would Tottenham move for Tanguy Ndombele leave Arsenal?

France's midfielder Tanguy NDombele Alvaro arrives in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines on November 12, 2018, as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming Nations League football match...

The difference in the league between Tottenham and Arsenal last season was only one point, but the riches between fourth and fifth make that gap look like a chasm.

Champions League finalists Tottenham are pushing ahead with a move to try and sign France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele.

Football London report Tottenham are growing confident a deal for the £63 million star can be concluded.


The scary thing for Arsenal, whether Spurs land him or not, is that they are not even in the race.

Ndombele is the type of powerful and dominant midfielder Arsenal lack, and badly need.

He is a player Arsene Wenger wanted at the Gunners in 2018, Footmercato reported, but Lyon clinched a permanent deal for the star and were never going to sell in 2018.

Tanguy Ndombele of Olympique Lyonnais during the Ligue 1 match between Lyon and Lille at Parc Olympique on May 5, 2019 in Lyon, France.

The £63 million fee Lyon are reportedly seeking is more than Arsenal's reported transfer budget.

Football London report the Gunners have only £40 million to spend.

This is worrying in itself for Arsenal. To then see Tottenham land Ndombele and pull further away would be a scary prospect.

David Silva of Manchester City passes the ball under pressure from Tanguy NDombele Alvaro of Lyon during the Group F match of the UEFA Champions League between Manchester City and...

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