According to French sources, who spoke to Receive French football newsthere has been a big exit update from Tottenham Hotspur with an agreement in principle now reached for the transfer of Tanguy Ndombele.
The Lowdown: Spurs in exit talks…
Spurs transfer chief Fabio Paratici is looking to offload some members of Antonio Conte’s squad in what could be a major overhaul from last week in north London, with some players set to leave.
Winger Jack Clarke is believed to be set to move to Sunderland on loan and he’s not the only player who could well leave N17 before the deadline.
The likes of Dele All, Matt Doherty and Ndombele have been repeatedly linked with a departure before January 31 as the Lilywhites enter crucial talks with Paris-Saint Germain over the latter star.
The club-record signing from Tottenham trained alone at Hotspur Way amid all the speculation surrounding his future with GFFN now sharing what could be a crucial development.
The Latest: Tottenham reach tentative agreement…
According to their informationthe Lilywhites have reached an agreement in principle to transfer the 25-year-old to PSG on loan with the option of making his stay permanent.
Maurico Pochettino’s side are believed to cover his full salary and Ndombele has personally ‘given the green light’ to move to Ligue 1.
However, one hurdle remains with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy as they await his ‘final signing’ – with the Lilywhites chief ‘apparently still trying’ to secure an outright permanent deal.
The verdict: do it…
As Tottenham approach the eleventh hour of this window, we believe Levy should be content to temporarily rid Ndombele’s £200,000 weekly salary from the club’s books and then attempt an indefinite exit this summer.
Depending on the player’s performance under Pochettino, PSG may well choose to trigger the option to secure the club-record signing from Tottenham anyway.
As they try several new arrivals before that window closes, the time to haggle decreases and sealing an exit from Ndombele for the team room is simply a must.
In other news: Reliable Reporter: Tottenham are currently preparing a bid to sign the once-rated £100m ‘match winner’, read more here.