Michael Brown has insisted Tottenham will not sell Tanguy Ndombele for less than they bought him for last summer.
The former Spurs midfielder, speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, suggested Daniel Levy would not be happy making a loss on the French midfielder.
Sky Sports reported on Friday that Italian giants Inter Milan are interested in signing the Spurs flop.
However, the report claimed Tottenham have no intention of selling the 23-year-old.
And Brown claims Spurs would only accept a low offer for him if he’s not part of manager Jose Mourinho’s plans.
“I don’t know anyone who says they’ll accept a £10 million loss when it’s Daniel Levy, he will not want to lose that,” Brown told Football Insider.
“He’ll certainly be trying to make that money back. Ndombele has got great ability I’m sure but it might just take him a little bit longer.
“If he’s not going to be in Jose Mourinho’s plans that might be the only time the club might have to take a bit of a hit.”
As revealed by Football Insider in June, Daniel Levy has no plans to let the France international leave and has faith he will come good for Jose Mourinho’s men.
Spurs signed Ndombele on a six-year-deal, paying a club-record £63m fee to price him to England.
However, the midfielder endured a tough first season in the Premier League and made just two appearances since the season restarted, both of which came from the substitutes’ bench.
Inter already have one former Spurs player in their ranks after signing Christian Eriksen in January.
In other Tottenham news, Alex Bruce has tipped Spurs to snap up England international this summer after major development.
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