Tanguy Ndombélé has enjoyed a good season with Lyon in Ligue 1 and the Champions League this season.

According to Le10 Sport, Manchester City were looking to land the France international before the start of this campaign and they even proposed a deal of €50m.

Despite the club’s failure to land the midfielder, the Premier League winners ‘keep the link’ with the 22-year-old’s entourage.

However, the report says Pep Guardiola’s side haven’t restarted discussions for Ndombélé so far, as everyone looks to the summer.

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Manchester United are also keen, and they and City are thought to now be behind the Serie A clubs in the race for Ndombélé, who is valued around €80m by Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas since the player signed a five-year deal last September.

Manchester City have been in the market for a midfielder and they may be hoping to beat the competition from Juventus and Inter in order to bring Ndombélé to England, especially if the claimed €50m offer happened.