Ledley King has word of warning for Tottenham fans about Ndombele

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur (R) poses with his award for the 'Most Electrifying Moment' next to Tottenham Hotspur legend Ledley King after the Audi Cup 2019 semi final match between...

The Frenchman joined Tottenham Hotspur for a club record fee in June.

Tottenham Club Ambassador Ledley King is interviewed following the UEFA Champions League 2018

Ledley King sat down for an exclusive interview with Football.London, and urged Tottenham fans to be patient with new signing Tanguy Ndombele.

The 22-year-old joined Spurs from Lyon earlier this summer for a club record fee believed to be worth in excess of £62 million, according to BBC Sport.

Much is expected of the France international at Tottenham, and he will be under real pressure to perform right from the very start.

 

King urged caution, however, when speaking exclusively to Football.London, suggesting that it might take some time for Ndombele to acclimatise to the pace of the Premier League:

"He's an all-round type of midfield player. I think it will take him a little bit of time to get used to it here. The French league is different and I think he's already said that the intensity of training sessions here and especially with Mauricio is going to take some getting used to."

Tanguy Ndombele of Tottenham Hotspur  during the Tottenham Hotspur training session at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on July 15, 2019 in Enfield, England.

The English top flight is obviously a big step up from Ligue 1, but the 22-year-old midfielder seems to have all of the ingredients needed to succeed in the Premier League.

Ndombele possesses power, pace and energy in abundance, and his arrival at Tottenham will surely help fill the void left behind by Mousa Dembele.

For now though, Spurs fans need to be patient with the Frenchman. Too much pressure on his young shoulders might hinder his progress in north London.

Whatever happens, however, he surely will be backed to the hilt by Tottenham fans.

Tanguy Ndombele of Tottenham Hotspur  during the Tottenham Hotspur training session at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on July 15, 2019 in Enfield, England.

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