Barcelona: 3 ways Tanguy Ndombele would improve the side

Tanguy Ndombele, Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)
Tanguy Ndombele, Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images) /
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Tanguy Ndombele, Tottenham Hotspur
Tanguy Ndombele, Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) /

2. His immense dribbling ability

Part of what makes Ndombele’s final-third passing possible is his work with the ball at his feet. He is one of the best dribbler’s of the ball I have seen in a long time. Take it from an Arsenal fan, when I first watched him play for Tottenham I was fearful as I thought they had signed the reincarnation of Mousa Dembele. That’s how good he is.

La Liga is all about splashes of individual brilliance. Even in a smooth-flowing passing system, there are moments which require getting out of tight spaces. Ndombele has this trait up his sleeve and watching him unleash it is truly beautiful.

The best way to describe his dribbling ability is to imagine having the ball super-glued to your feet. Although he doesn’t have the most exuberant range of skills in his locker, Ndombele is still able to beat his man with ease. It’s this type of playing style which makes him unique.

Of course, Barcelona fans are in the best position to judge what a good dribbler is like, as they have the best in the world. Ndombele is nowhere near the calibre of Lionel Messi; but then again, who is? However, Ndombele is a truly fine dribbler of the ball and Quique Setien would appreciate having more of this in his side.

Onto the final trait of his, which may come as a surprise given all I have described of him so far.