Premier League giants Manchester City are in advanced talks to sign N’Golo Kante from Leicester City, who has also emerged as a top target for Arsene Wenger’s side.
The report suggests that Man City are keen on signing Leicester star as a replacement for Yaya Toure, though they face stiff competition from fellow Premier League giants Arsenal.
The French midfielder arrived at Leicester last year as an unknown name from French club Caen.
Several Premier League writers had never heard of the footballer let alone seen him play. However, it soon became apparent that Leicester City had picked up a possible bargain of the season.
The Frenchman has enjoyed a sensational campaign, making a strong midfielder partnership alongside Danny Drinkwater and playing a vital part in the club’s title triumph.
One year after arriving at the King Power Stadium, midfield maestro is now considered as one of the best footballers in England and his reported £20 million release clause has alerted some top clubs.
The Gunners are said to be pushing hard to land him, but a recent report from French publication L’Equpe, which has been picked up by The Sun, insist how The Citizens have entered into advanced discussions over a transfer to the Etihad Stadium.
Man City are preparing for Pep Guardiola’s arrival as manager this term by drawing up plans to actively improve their under-performing squad, starting with the central of midfield.