Houssem Aouar is a Tottenham target, and the Lyon midfielder's representatives have held informal conversations.

Houssem Aouar, a Lyon attacking midfielder, is a target for Tottenham.
Informal conversations have been undertaken with Aouar's agents, according to Sky Sports News.
Aouar's Lyon contract expires in two years, and he wants to consider all of his choices before deciding on his future.
The playmaker would want to play in the Champions League, and he is aware that he may have more possibilities for a move away from the Ligue 1 club by next summer.
Aouar, who represented France at the U21 European Championships earlier this year, scored eight goals and added four assists in 33 games for Lyon last season, propelling them to a fourth-berth finish in Ligue 1 and a place in the Europa League.
Thus far in the summer transfer window, Tottenham has signed Bryan Gil from Sevilla and Cristian Romero and Pierluigi Gollini on loan from Atalanta.
Spurs are also close to finalising a six-year contract with 18-year-old Metz midfielder Pape Matar Sarr.
Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player. FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Tottenham's Premier League triumph against Wolves The north Londoners are still interested in signing Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma and Wolves forward Adam Traore.
In addition, the club has made an approach for Cagliari midfielder Nahitan Nandez, as well as a bid for PSV Eindhoven's Noni Madueke, who is also being watched by Leicester and Wolves.
Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Football agent Roberto De Fanti believes Harry Kane's situation at Tottenham is a 'conundrum' for the England captain Mystery still surrounds the future of wantaway striker Harry Kane, who reported late to pre-season training but enjoyed his first minutes of the season going on as a substitute.
Tanguy Ndombele, who joined the club for a club-record PS54 million from Lyon in 2019, is also looking to leave this month, according to Sky Deutschland. Bayern Munich is interested in completing a swap deal for the midfielder that includes Corentin Tolisso.
When asked about Ndombele's future, head coach Nuno Espirito Santo said he "cannot convince players to play for Tottenham."
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Houssem Aouar is a Tottenham target, and the Lyon midfielder's representatives have held informal conversations.

Houssem Aouar is a Tottenham target, and the Lyon midfielder's representatives have held informal conversations.

Tottenham are interested in signing Lyon attacking midfielder Houssem Aouar. Sky Sports News has learned informal talks have been held with Aouar's representatives. Aouar has two years left on his Lyon contract and wants to weigh up all of his options before making a decision on his future. Head coach Nuno Espirito Santo said he "cannot convince players to play for Tottenham" when asked about Ndombele's future. Stream the biggest moments on NOW for just £25 p/m for 10 months (usually £33.99 p/m) - all without a contract.