From France: Mourinho contacted Spurs midfielder Tanguy Ndombele

Spurs midfielder Tanguy Ndombele

With the transfer window reopen, Roma executive Tiago Pinto is keen to continue the team overhaul that commenced last summer.

After officially acquiring Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan, the Giallorossi have shifted their focus to addressing the squad’s midfield issues.

Out-of-favor midfield duo Gonzalo Villar and Amadou Diawara are expected to leave the Italian capital this month. Meanwhile, Roma are steps away from acquiring Porto’s Sergio Oliveira, but they may not stop there.

According to French outlet Telefoot, Roma boss José Mourinho contacted one of his former players to try and convince him of a move to the club.

Reportedly, the Special One personally called wantaway Spurs midfielder Tanguy Ndombele. The Londoners are desperate to move on from the Frenchman and were hoping to sell him permanently this month.

However, due to his exorbitant wages, the Londoners haven’t received any permanent offers and may be forced to settle for sending Ndombele on loan.

In addition to Roma, Napoli have also expressed interest in acquiring the 25 year-old.

he Roma midfield is about to be fixed with the arrival of Sergio Oliveira, but surprises are always around the corner. The sale of Villar to Getafe is also close and Diawara is interested in Valencia. Thus a window could be opened for another graft. Among the names in Pinto’s notebook there is also that of Tanguy Ndombele that Tottenham wants to sell. The English club is aiming for a permanent transfer, but it is likely that they will have to settle for a loan. As reported by Telefoot for the French Mourinho moved in the first person. The Special One would have called the player in recent days to convince him.