Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing Marseille midfielder Mattéo Guendouzi (24), according to Mohamed Toubache, although fellow Premier League side Aston Villa are still in pole position to sign the player.
Toubache reports that Newcastle United are also still interested in the player, but Villa hold the advantage thanks to former Arsenal manager Unai Emery and former Marseille team-mate Boubacar Kamara. The Olympians would like 32 million euros for the Frenchman’s services.
Guendouzi, who spent the previous season on loan to Marseille from Arsenal before signing permanently, has impressed with his performances in Ligue 1. The 24-year-old’s impressive performances have caught the eye of several Premier League clubs, with Tottenham and Aston Villa in the lead. the hunt for his signature. Athletic reported several weeks ago that West Ham United are also interested in the player.
The French midfielder has two years left on his contract at Marseille and has performed well this season, contributing five goals and five assists in 40 appearances in all competitions. However, the 2022 World Cup runner-up found himself slightly out of favor with manager Igor Tudor, who didn’t choose him to start in these final games.
Although Tottenham Hotspur have expressed their desire to bring Guendouzi to North London, it appears Aston Villa currently have the advantage. The Midlands club would be in pole position to secure the services of the French midfielder.