Leicester are displaying sturdy curiosity in signing Brazilian winger Tete, one in every of plenty of golf equipment in Brendan Rodgers’ aspect trying to snap up the prolific left-footer who’s at present on mortgage at Lyon.
- Leicester are one in every of plenty of golf equipment eyeing a transfer for Brazilian winger Tate
- The 22-year-old is at present on mortgage at Lyon, and has scored six targets in 17 video games
- Lyon have an choice to purchase him from mother or father membership Shakhtar for £17.5m
- However it’s unclear whether or not they’ll achieve this as Tete is now eager on a transfer to the Premier League
Brazilian winger Tete is focusing on a transfer to the Premier League this month, with Leicester among the many golf equipment displaying a powerful curiosity within the Lyon participant.
Tête is at present on mortgage from Shakhtar Donetsk however is believed to be out there on this window and will agree phrases with each the Ukrainian membership and Lyon.
Lyon have an choice to signal Tete for £17.5million however it’s unclear whether or not the French membership, who’re having a turbulent season, intend to activate it.
Leicester are monitoring the provision of Brazilian winger Tete who’s on mortgage at Lyon
Brendan Rodgers’ crew have beforehand tracked Tete, whereas Everton are additionally monitoring the participant
Leicester had earlier found Tate as he tried to fill an issue place on the appropriate aspect of their assault.
He has performed 17 occasions in Ligue 1, scoring six targets and three assists. He’s additionally left-footed, permitting him to chop in from the flank to attain or create targets.
The struggling Foxes will add extra gamers to their squad this month after signing Danish left-back Viktor Christiansen from FC Copenhagen for £17million – but they don’t seem to be the one membership to have proven an curiosity in Tete. Everton and Nottingham Forest are each focusing on a large participant and Tete can also be on their shortlist.
Lyon have an choice to purchase the vast participant, who could possibly be out there to them for £17.5m
However it’s not clear whether or not they wish to activate that a part of the Shekhar participant’s mortgage deal
Leicester are additionally eager to signal a central defender, with Stoke’s Harry Soutar believed to be a precedence.
After a 2-2 draw with Brighton on Saturday that left Leicester only one level above the relegation zone, boss Brendan Rodgers mentioned: ‘We have to enhance the squad by bringing in technically higher gamers. ‘
Chairman Ayvat Shrivadghanprabha mentioned: ‘Including to the crew in the course of the present switch window has been a excessive precedence for us.’