Lyon midfielder Ndombele signs new five-year contract

Reported Tottenham target Tanguy Ndombele has committed his future to Lyon by signing a new five-year deal with the Ligue 1 side.

Ndombele, a reported transfer target for Tottenham, thrived in his first season at Lyon after joining from Amiens.   -  Getty Images

Lyon has announced Tanguy Ndombele has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2023. Ndombele, a reported transfer target for Tottenham, thrived in his first season at Lyon after joining from Amiens.

And, after agreeing a new five-year deal with the Ligue 1 club, the France Under-21 international is targeting further improvement. "I'm happy to stay one more season at Lyon. That's the thing I wanted," Ndombele told the club's official website.

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"I hope we're going to have a great season. It was important to me. I only had one season here, I wanted to stay to continue my progression."

"I want to do great things here. I have personal goals, but I prefer to keep them for myself. I had a good season because people were not expecting me to be at that level."

Houssem Aouar, Ferland Mendy and Marcelo have also recently committed their futures to Lyon with new contracts.