Barcelona eye shock move for Spurs flop Ndombele with star ‘keen on move’

first_imgBARCELONA are eyeing a shock move for Tottenham flop Tanguy Ndombele, according to reports.The 23-year-old midfielder was linked with the LaLiga side during his time at Lyon. Instead he moved to North London to become Spurs’ £65million club-record signing last summer.3 Tottenham flop Tanguy Ndombele has been linked with a shock move to Barcelona in the Spanish mediaCredit: GettyHowever, Mundo Deportivo claim the Nou Camp giants are plotting another attempt to sign the French international.They add that Ndombele is keen to move due to his poor relationship with Jose Mourinho.Today’s report from the Spanish publication claim Barca chiefs, who have made a new striker their No1 priority this summer, consider the star “a modern midfielder” who would be an ideal replacement for Ivan Rakitic or Arturo Vidal.But he is not the only option on their wishlist, with Napoli’s Fabian Ortiz also interesting Barca.Dembele started his Spurs career with a goal on his Premier League debut but injuries and fitness issues have since affected his form, leading to criticism from his manager.Mourinho has publicly stated Ndombele must do more and questioned how many more chances he can get.He was singled out by the Portuguese after he was hauled off at half-time in Spurs’ recent draw at Burnley after making zero impact.After the introduction of Giovani Lo Celso and Lucas Moura at the interval for Ndombele and 19-year-old Oliver Skipp, Mourinho’s men bounced back to earn a point having trailed.3LATEST WWE NEWSRIDDLE ME THISWWE star Shane McMahon thanked Matt Riddle for not beating up GoldbergCORM OVERCormier held talks with WWE over switch from UFC, Triple H confirmsMAC DADDYTriple H wants McGregor v McMahon with winner getting rights to billionaire strutREY’S PLACEInside Rey Mysterio’s £1m Californian home where he keeps his sword collection’SEPARATE LIVESWWE star Brie Bella admits her and husband Daniel Bryan ‘are growing apart’Video’NOT OVER’Tyson vows AEW return to ‘kick Jericho’s ass’ and looks set for wrestling matchThe Spurs manager said: “In the first half we didn’t have a midfield. “Of course I’m not speaking of Skipp, because he’s a kid of 19 who’s played two hours in the last few days. I don’t criticise him at all.“But I’m not going to run away and I have to say he [Ndombele] has had enough time to come to a different level.“I know the Premier League is difficult and some players take a long time to adapt to a different league.“But a player with his potential has to give us more than he is giving us, especially when you see how Lucas, Lo Celso and those players are playing. I was expecting more in the first half from him.”3last_img read more