MANCHESTER UNITED are believed to have joined the race to land highly-rated Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, according to reports.
But the 21-year-old could cost the Red Devils a whopping £90million as competition for his signature hots up.
Reuters5 Manchester United are chasing midfielder Tanguy Ndombele
Manchester City, Tottenham and Barcelona have been closely tracking the powerful talent.
Reports in France claim United could flex their financial muscle in January as boss Jose Mourinho attempts to land his January transfer targets early doors.
Ndombele has starred for the Ligue 1 side this season and his performance against Man City in the Champions League certainly raised eyebrows.
Lyon know they can drive a hard bargain with a host of top European clubs ready to make their move.
AP:Associated Press5 The powerful midfielder could cost in the region of £90m
According to the Mirror, the club's president Jean-Michel Aulas has already admitted he has turned down offers "far superior" to £45million.
Ndombele recently admitted he could have left in the summer and dropped a huge hint that he is open for a move in the near future.
He told Canal: "I could have gone, maybe things would have worked out well,
"The club was firm, they didn’t want me to leave. I didn’t feel like leaving, and I think that today you can see that it was the best decision for me.
EPA5 The 21-year-old starred in a performance against Manchester City in the Champions League
Getty Images – Getty5 Jose Mourinho is drawing up plans to bolster his squad in the January transfer window
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