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Tottenham & Newcastle United in fight to sign £15m French attacker once dubbed the ‘New Zidane’

White Hart Lane & St James’ Park sides chase Ligue 1 star.

Newcastle United & Tottenham are set to go head to head in their pursuit of Marseille’s creative attacker Florian Thauvin according to the Daily Mail.

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The 22 year old has previously, seemingly inaccurately, dubbed the ‘Next Zinedine Zidane’ and is set to leave Marseille and hopes to move to White Hart Lane.

Marseille will demand £15m for the former French Under 21 international whilst Newcastle United also retain an interest and also have ‘form’ when it comes to bringing in Ligue 1 talent.

Thauvin moved to the Stade Velodrome in 2013 and has proven a moderate success but whilst he’s been a regular starter under Marcelo Bielsa this season he has recently found himself outside the starting eleven and this has heightened speculation over a possible summer exit.

Marseille started the season in fine fashion but recent results have seen them fall away from the leading title chasers.

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