Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with Lyon’s head of recruitment Florian Maurice.
Lyon club president Jean-Michel Aulas says he imagines reported Tottenham Hotspur target Florian Maurice joining Barcelona or Real Madrid should he move on, Sport.fr report.
Spurs have been linked with a move for Lyon’s head of recruitment.
According to L’Equpe, Spurs have made an offer for the 46-year-old alongside fellow French top-flight club Rennes.
Maurice is facing an uncertain future at Lyon following the arrival of Brazilian legend Juninho as sporting director of the Ligue 1 club.
Speaking to reporters, Jean-Michel Aulas can only envisage Maurice leaving for two clubs.
“I appreciate Florian Maurice so much, and he is so part of the history of Olympique Lyonnais, that I do not even imagine that he could go to another French club. And even if I don’t imagine him leaving one day, if he has to leave one day, I imagine that he will leave for Barcelona or Real Madrid,” Aulas explained.
Tottenham seemingly look to change things up in their recruitment department.
Spurs were going through a difficult period prior to the Covid-19 football suspension.
Jose Mourinho’s side had scored just five goals in six games, crashing out of the Champions League and FA Cup while going three games without a win in the Premier League.
Spurs have struggled in the absence of Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min, while big-money summer signing Tanguy Ndombele has come in for criticism.
Daniel Levy may be looking to shake things up at Spurs and targeting recruitment specialist Florian Maurice may be a sign of things to come.
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