Newcastle United have been linked with Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tanguy Ndombele and the Frenchman may kind an outstanding partnership with Bruno Guimaraes in Eddie Howe’s midfield.
Recent reports have claimed that the Toon may goal the previous Lyon man this summer time, as Howe appears to strengthen his midfield choices at St James’ Park.
The door is open for Ndombele to depart the North London membership, with the most recent experiences claiming that Conte has successfully ‘banished’ him from his squad, with fitness issues plaguing his time on the membership.
He was restricted to only nine appearances within the Premier League final season and was despatched again on mortgage to Lyon in January, the place he made 15 appearances.
There is no such thing as a doubting Ndombele’s expertise, however he has struggled to point out that on a constant foundation throughout his time at Spurs, failing to common above a 7/10 ranking from WhoScored in any of his three seasons on the membership.
Ought to Newcastle signal Ndombele?
Nonetheless, the £120k-per-week earner did get pleasure from a robust spell of kind beneath Jose Mourinho within the 2020/21 season, which led the Portuguese supervisor to sing his praises after he scored an exquisite aim in a win in opposition to Sheffield United.
He said: “The aim is wonderful, however I don’t care in regards to the aim, I care in regards to the efficiency and the efficiency was magnificent and I’m actually happy that he’s come to this degree. He’s taking part in very, very properly.”
With common sport time, there isn’t a motive why Ndombele couldn’t discover his consistency in Howe’s aspect, and he may kind an impressive partnership with Guimaraes within the midfield.
In keeping with WhoScored, the Brazilian excels at defensive elements reminiscent of tackling, blocking the ball and focus, whereas Ndombele can supply extra creativity along with his strengths of dribbling, by way of balls and key passes.
Final season noticed Newcastle’s major central-midfield choices handle simply four assists between them, whereas Ndombele has proven up to now that he can supply that artistic high quality in the course of the park, managing seven assists in his ultimate full marketing campaign with Lyon again in 2018/19.
To this point, Howe has added Nick Pope, Matt Targett and Sven Botman to his squad, and the Toon may arguably do with some further high quality in midfield with a fourth signing.
Ndombele won’t have had essentially the most profitable spell with Spurs, however his expertise is unquestionable, and he could possibly be a wonderful fourth signing for Newcastle this summer time.