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Manchester United battling Tottenham for £53m star – not Toby Alderweireld



Highly rated defensive Midfielder Tanguy Ndombele is the subject of a three-way war between top Premier League clubs.

News from France reports Ndombele is on the radar of Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham with the trio establishing contacts with the player.

Mourinho is said to be impressed with the 21-year-old and has reportedly signaled the board to sign the player this summer. Tottenham had according to early reports submitted a bid worth €35 million which was rejected by Lyon. The north London club are seeking an understudy to midfield stalwart Mousa Dembele.

Sources close to Lyon also claim the Blues have made a formal inquiry for the player and are expected to table a formal bid next week. Ndombele is seen as an ideal partner or replacement for Madrid target, Ngolo Kante. The France international has been recently linked with a moved to PSG and is reportedly on the Radar of Spanish giants Real Madrid.

The Red Devils are expected to sell Spaniard Herrera this summer with Atletico Bilbao keen to bring back the player in a €30 million deal. Ndombele was recently signed by Lyon from Amiens after impressive the France giants whilst on loan. The midfielder made 42 appearances last season as Lyon finished 3rd in Ligue 1.

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