Lyon to win race for Spurs wonderkid with PSG as Real Madrid miss out

first_img TOP WORK Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father 3 3 LATEST TRANSFER NEWS Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade moving on Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer LATEST Griffiths netted 33 times for Spurs’ under-18s in 2017/18, including four in a 9-0 humbling of fierce rivals Arsenal in April.The Sun report that he will have a medical at Lyon this week after promising talks with the Ligue 1 club, led by head coach Bruno Genesio.He will then need to agree personal terms with the club.Griffiths rejected Spurs’ offer of a professional deal and took the uncommon step of entering a third year as a scholar in the academy. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ 3 Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Griffiths hit 33 goals for the under-18s in 2017/18 Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti targets center_img Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing REVEALED three-way race IN DEMAND His goal tally included four in a 9-0 thumping of Arsenal LIVING THE DREAM Spurs wonderkid Reo Griffiths is on the verge of a move to Lyon after rejecting a contract with the North London club, according to reports.The 18-year-old striker was trailed by PSG and Real Madrid after turning down the chance to stay with Spurs. targets The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Griffiths becomes the latest English youngster to move to the continent Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? RANKED Players usually spend two years as scholars before going pro after turning 17.After realising they had lost the battle to convince Griffiths to sign a professional contract, Spurs will allow him to terminate his scholarship and move elsewhere.PSG and Real were among the top clubs linked with Griffiths this summer.RB Leipzig, whose have Spurs’ former head of recruitment Paul Mitchell as sporting director, were also said to be in the running.last_img read more