Mundo Deportivo believe that Barcelona are could be keen to rescue Tanguy NDombele from his less than illustrious start at Tottenham Hotspur. It’s somewhat a testament to the times that we live in as fans that “club-record signings” are rarely much to rave about. Our record signings in recent seasons were none other than Erik Lamela and Davinson Sanchez.
On the other side of the coin, Stoke City’s record signing was Kevin Wimmer until they signed the equally nondescript Giannelli Imbula, whose contract was canceled a few days ago.
Tanguy came to Spurs in a flurry of expectation, and initially, we did get some cracking little cameos from the Frenchman of Congolese descent.
However, not long after Jose Mourinho’s arrival, it appeared that the sparing use of Ndombele under Pochettino was not all about the player acclimatizing to the Premier League.
Mourinho lost patience with the 23-year-old and blew up in front of the press. Here’s the clip where an exasperated José lifted the lid on what was an unhappy combination of “injury” and “fitness” issues.
The Spanish outlet say that Lautaro Martínez at Barça was a fan of the player when at Lyon and that affection remains.
At Tottenham, transfer monies are always an issue, and the cleanest option might well be to shunt Tanguy on and find a more “oven-ready” solution to our midfield troubles.
I take view Ndombele will probably
amortize see out his contract to the last day. As we do…
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