Despite the history between José Mourinho and Tanguy Ndombélé, there are a number of rumours suggesting the Portuguese manager wants the Frenchman at AS Roma.

They started back in September, as we covered them back then, and they’ve continued to now, as Gazzetta dello Sport are pushing it once again.

Sitting out the first few games of the season, the Spurs midfielder has started the last five matches in the Premier League under Nuno Espirito Santo, suggesting he’s well on his way to convincing his current manager, but that hasn’t stopped stories emerging that he could leave.

Sevilla have become keen, and AS Roma remain a possible destination, as Gazzetta explain Mourinho is thinking about ‘taking advantage of a few long faces’, meaning sad ones.

Ndombélé is one of those, said to be a ‘favourite’ of his and one who allegedly ‘wants a change of scenery’.

However, Roma are warned that they ‘risk the insult of Sevilla, who have fallen strongly on the midfielder’.

We’ll have to wait and see, but it seems Mourinho, looking to turn his squad inside out after the 6-1 loss to Bodo/Glimt, wants a former Tottenham player of his to help him out.