Bayern Munich are said to be interested in a deal to take Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele to the Allianz Arena, with the Bundesliga champions willing to give Corentin Tolisso to Spurs in exchange, as per Sky Sports.
The Lowdown: Nuno eyes final additions before transfer window closes
In a season of transition for Spurs on and off the pitch, new manager Nuno Espirito Santo will be keen to finalise the last cluster of his summer recruitment in order to have a squad he considers to be effectively re-structured as 2021/22 progresses.
Bringing in top talent will be key to this prospective aim, although the Portuguese coach might also be seeking to trim his squad of fringe players if need be.
Indeed, it could be a case of one in and one out at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium following recent reports.
Would Tolisso be a good addition for Spurs?
The Latest: Bayern Munich eye Ndombele-Tolisso swap deal
Bayern Munich were reportedly willing to offer around £17.2m plus Tolisso in order to secure the services of Ndombele, with Spurs rejecting an advancement of preliminary talks [Sky Sports].
The 24-year-old has found it difficult to make an impact for the Lilywhites since making a club-reocrd £54m move from Lyon in 2019.
The Verdict: Swapping Ndombele for Tolisso plus cash would be good business
Swapping out the enigmatic Ndombele for an experienced Champions League winner in Tolisso could prove to be an intelligent move by the Tottenham hierarchy if they pull it off.
In 2020/21, the French playmaker helped his side to a Bundesliga and UEFA Super Cup double, registering three goals in 24 appearances [Transfermarkt]. Economical in possession, the 5ft 11in ace recorded an 87.2% passing accuracy across the campaign [WhoScored].
Once labelled as ‘very dangerous’ by former Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge [Bavarian Football Works], Tottenham could do a lot worse than try to initiate this proposed swap agreement.
In other news, Tottenham are in the running to sign this Spain international.
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