Report outlines how Levy might have just pulled off another masterstroke for Tottenham

ANDORRA LA VELLA, ANDORRA. June 1. Tanguy Ndombele #21 of France in action during the Andorra V France 2020 European Championship Qualifying, Group H match at the Estadi Nacional d'Andorra...

Tottenham Hotspur seem to be closing in on a deal to sign Tanguy Ndombele.

Tanguy Ndombele of France during the training session of the French Football Team on May 30, 2019 in Clairefontaine, France.

According to a report from French media outlet L'Equipe, Tottenham are inching ever closer to securing a deal to sign Lyon ace Tanguy Ndombele, having agreed a €72 million (£64 million) fee for the midfielder.

The 22-year-old is considered to be one of the best young midfielders in Europe, and he will surely go on to be a superb addition for Spurs.

French publication L'Equipe claims that Tottenham will pay Lyon £55 million up front for Ndombele, with an extra £9 million due to be paid to the French club dependent on whether the north London outfit consistently qualify for the Champions League.

 

Smart move by Spurs

Daniel Levy seems to have pulled off another masterstroke for Tottenham here.

£55 million up front seems to be more than reasonable for a player with the France international's undeniable quality.

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

And including a clause where they only pay Lyon more money if they are successful domestically seems to be a no-lose situation for Spurs.

They will surely only be too happy to send more money Lyon's way if they qualify regularly for the Champions League, and a deal that could total £64 million might just end up being an absolute steal for Tottenham.

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...

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