Man City ‘set to miss out’ on Lyon star Tanguy Ndombele

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Man City ‘set to miss out’ on Lyon star Tanguy Ndombele as France midfielder opts to join Juventus in £60m deal

  • Pep Guardiola had identified Ndombele as possible Fernandinho replacement
  • But the Lyon and France midfielder looks set to join Juventus in deal worth £60m
  • Manchester United and Tottenham had also been linked with Ndombele 
  • City likely to turn their attentions to Atletico Madrid pair Saul Niguez and Rodri 

Manchester City ‘look set to lose out to Juventus‘ in the clamour to sign Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele.

Pep Guardiola is searching for a long-term replacement for Fernandinho and the French defensive midfielder, 22, was on his radar.

But, according to The Sun, City look set to miss out, with Ndombele opting to join the Italian giants for £60million.

Manchester City 'appear set to miss out on Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele'

Manchester City ‘appear set to miss out on Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele’ 

The France international is expected to sign for Italian giants Juventus in a deal worth £60m

The France international is expected to sign for Italian giants Juventus in a deal worth £60m

City are now likely to switch their sights to Atletico Madrid duo Saul Niguez and Rodri as they seek to find a successor to the 33-year-old Brazilian midfielder.

It had also been reported that Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had been interested in Ndombele, who has won four caps for world champions France.

City manager Pep Guardiola had identified Ndombele as a replacement for Fernandinho

City manager Pep Guardiola had identified Ndombele as a replacement for Fernandinho

33-year-old Brazilian Fernandinho appears to be nearing the end of his career at Man City

33-year-old Brazilian Fernandinho appears to be nearing the end of his career at Man City

Tottenham had also been linked with a player who is in his first full season with Lyon after initially signing on loan from Amiens in August 2017.

He impressed the English clubs with his performances for the French club against City in this season’s Champions League.

 

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