Paris Saint-Germain Join Race to Sign Top Chelsea Target

Paris Saint-Germain Join Race to Sign Top Chelsea Target

  • Pris Saint-Germain are reportedly eyeing a summer move for Leicester City centre-back Wesley Fofana
  • The Frenchman has courted interest from top clubs, including Chelsea, who have earmarked him as a top summer transfer
  • Leicester City value the 21-year-old for £85million and have already rejected two bids from the Blues

Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly joined the race to sign Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana, who is also wanted by Chelsea.

Fofana is understood to be a priority target for the Blues, but Leicester have rejected two bids from the Premier League giants for the centre-back.

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Wesley Fofana during a Premier League match between Leicester City and Brentford at the King Power Stadium. Photo by James Holyoak.
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According to Metro UK, Leicester are reluctant to offload the centre-back, and they have slammed an £85m tag for the defender.

While the Foxes are reluctant to sell Fofana, the youngster is said to have made it clear that he would like to seal a move to Stamford Bridge if a fee can be agreed.

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PSG ready to rival Chelsea for Wesley Fofana

However, Chelsea's attempts to land Fofana may have been dealt a huge blow after PSG reportedly joined the race to land the promising centre-back.

Le Parisian claims that PSG are looking to freshen up their defence this summer in a move that could see the French giants consider allowing Presnel Kimpembe to join Chelsea.

It is understood that PSG's interest in Fofana grew after learning that Leicester are willing to listen to offers for the defender.

Chelsea, meanwhile, are expected to test Leicester’s resolve with a third bid for the Frenchman that should get far closer to the player's valuation.

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Lukaku made a fairytale return to Chelsea last summer following a stellar two-year campaign in Italy, inspiring Inter Milan to end their 11-year Scudetto jinx.

After a blistering start to life at Stamford Bridge, the Belgian forward struggled to replicate his Inter Milan form at Chelsea last term and has since returned to Inter on a season-long loan deal.

Source: Sports Brief News