Club agree deal to sign Tottenham outcast to replace £40m Newcastle-bound superstar

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Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele is now believed to be on the radar of the Ligue 1 side and former club Lyon, who are eyeing the Frenchman as a replacement for Bruno Guimaraes.

According to TF1 journalist Julien Maynard, Lyon have reached an agreement with Tottenham to bring Ndombele back to the club, with the midfielder set to be loaned out for the rest of the season.

Ndombele’s future with Tottenham looks all but over after the player was booed off the pitch by fans in an FA Cup third round tie earlier in the month. And since this incident, Antonio Conte has been working to offload the midfielder.

PSG had been the favorites to sign the Frenchman. However, Ndombele is set for a return to Lyon, with the midfielder coming through their academy and playing for the club before moving to Tottenham.

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Ndombele to Lyon would be a surprising move given their 11th place in Ligue 1. However, with the club set to sell Guimaraes to Newcastle United in the coming days for £40m. reported by the Guardian.

With Lyon now in the money, a move for Ndombele could well be on the cards, with the midfielder keen to leave Tottenham and Spurs keen to offload the 25-year-old dynamo.

Lyon is perfect for Ndombele with Guimaraes on the way to Newcastle

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With Guimaraes’ move to Newcastle drawing ever closer, Lyon need a capable midfielder to replace the Brazilian superstar, and a homecoming for Ndombele could be perfect for all parties involved.

Indeed, Conte is desperate to offload Ndombele, and a return to France at the club where he lives and where he made his name would be perfect for the player and Lyon, who could make a direct replacement for Guimaraes bound for Newcastle. .

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