How Tottenham can sign Ndombele and Lo Celso, and still be in profit

Daniel Levy, Chairman of Tottenham Hotspur looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on April 20, 2019 in Manchester,...

Tottenham Hotspur reportedly want to sign the international midfield duo, but they wont come cheap.

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Tottenham have an extremely busy summer ahead of them.

It is clear to see that Mauricio Pochettino must improve his squad, if they are to challenge for major honours next season, but with an expensive new stadium to pay for, that won't be easy.

The Daily Mail claimed earlier this month that Spurs are prepared to break their transfer record twice by signing both Tanguy Ndombele from Lyon and Giovani Lo Celso from Real Betis, and those two players will set the north London outfit back at least £150 million.


It would be so unlike Daniel Levy not to have something up his sleeve, however.

According to the Mirror, Spurs are demanding £130 million from Real Madrid for Christian Eriksen, whilst the Daily Mail report that Victor Wanyama could be sold for £20 million.

Meanwhile, the Telegraph claims that Tottenham could sell Kieran Trippier this month, if their £25 million valuation is met.

Now, those three players have been important to Spurs over the past few years, but it could be argued that only Eriksen would be missed, should they all leave.

And Tottenham would be a much stronger side with the additions of Ndombele, 22, and Lo Celso, 23.

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...

Kyle Walker-Peters could be promoted to second choice right-back behind Serge Aurier, whilst central midfield would be well stocked with the likes of the aforementioned two new boys and Harry Winks, Eric Dier, Moussa Sissoko and Dele Alli.

Signing the France and Argentina internationals would costs around £150 million, whilst selling Erisken, Wanyama and Trippeir could garner roughly £175 million, if Levy plays his cards right.

BBC Sport claims Lo Celso has an £88 million release clause, whilst Ndombele could be singed for around £62 million, according to the London Evening Standard.

Tottenham could then use the extra funds to strengthen in other areas of the pitch, and if Levy does manage to bring in more for the three players mentioned than he has to lay out on the Lyon and Betis stars, he will once again prove himself as arguably the best negotiator in world football.

MEADOWLANDS, NEW JERSEY- September 11: Giovani Lo Celso #20 of Argentina in action during the Argentina Vs Colombia International Friendly football match at MetLife Stadium on September...

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