Tottenham reveal Tanguy Ndombele's shirt number

Tottenham reveal Tanguy Ndombele's shirt number

Tottenham have confirmed that their record-signing Tanguy Ndombele will wear squad number 28 for the forthcoming season.

The French midfielder joined the London-based side from Lyon earlier this month, and his jersey number was revealed on Thursday morning during the launch of the club's new kits for the 2019/20 season.

Tanguy is also the first player in the squad to have his squad number confirmed for the 2019/20 season, with the rest of the team yet to get their numbers, which, as always remain subject to change.

The shirt number was last worn by Tom Carroll in the 2016/17 season and before that Kyle Walker between 2009 and 2013.

Paul Moran was the first player in the Premier League era to wear the number, while Jermaine Jenas had it for the 2005/06 season.

The 22-year-old, who is widely regarded as one of the most talented young midfielders in Europe is now one of Tottenham's highest earners, after signing a £200,000-a-week deal.

Ndombele who made 34 appearances for Lyon last season, netting once while providing seven assists is as a replacement for Spurs’ once-influential ex-player Mousa Dembele, who moved to Chinese club Guangzhou R&F in January.

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