Written by Ahmed Harby
Saturday, May 13, 2023 11:16 AM
Press reports revealed that the English club Tottenham is seeking to retain the services of its French defender loaned from Barcelona, Spain until June 30, especially after his brilliance with the London team during the current season..
And the Spanish newspaper “Mundo Deportivo” confirmed that the agreement to loan Clement Lenglet to Barca does not include any purchase clause, whether it is mandatory or optional, and yet the Blaugrana have been informed of Tottenham’s desire to buy Lenglet..
El Mundo stated that Tottenham feels satisfied with the French defender, whether from the level he offers or through his adaptation to the team and the club..
Lenglet participated in 32 matches with Spurs this season, including 23 in the Premier League, 7 matches in the Champions League, one match in the Federation Cup and another in the League Cup, and he scored a goal and made two goals..
The newspaper added that Tottenham contacted Barcelona about contracting with Lenglet, and the matter now relates to the London team and its ability to persuade the French defender to continue, especially since he has a contract with Barca that extends until 2026..
The Tottenham team will be a heavy guest on its counterpart, Aston Villa, this evening, Saturday, at Villa Park, in the thirty-sixth round of the English Premier League competition for the 2022-2023 season..
Tottenham ranks sixth in the English Premier League table with 57 points, while Aston Villa ranks eighth with 54 points..