Tottenham close to sealing deal for Lyon striker Clinton N'Jie

Published 3 Comments

Football News

Tottenham and Lyon are close to an reaching an agreement for the transfer of Cameroonian striker Clinton N'Jie, according to Sky Sports.

Discussions have been ongoing since the beginning of the week between the north London side and Hubert Fournier's Lyon over the 21-year-old's signature, with the Premier League outfit in search of back-up for England international Harry Kane.

The transfer would cost Tottenham an initial £10 million which would include £3 million in extra payments.


Do you have what it takes? Sign up today and send over your 250 word test article:

However, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has stated that they are in no rush to lose the striker whilst they continue searching for a potential replacement.

The 66-year-old added that they would prefer to sign a replacement before allowing N'Jie to leave the club.

The Cameroon international scored seven goals for the French side in 30 appearances last season during their surge for the Ligue 1 title.

Tim Sherwood's side have also been linked with Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez as they seek to strengthen their forward line with their current crop of forwards - Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado - seemingly heading for the exit door.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Tottenham Hotspur
Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again