Leicester interested in Lille striker Victor Osimhen but fear he could be tempted by a move to Italy

Tom Petrini Leicester City FC

Leicester City retain an interest in Lille striker Victor Osimhen but fear he could be tempted by a move to Italy.

Osimhen has attracted interest from Brendan Rodgers’ scouts as well as Chelsea, Manchester United and Everton this season.

However, cash-conscious Lille are demanding around £60million for the 21-year-old Nigeria international while he also has strong interest from Italian sides Juventus and Inter Milan with the latter fearing they will lose Lautaro Martinez to Barcelona.

Leicester are interested in Lille's Victor Osimhen but fear he may be tempted by a move to Italy

Leicester are interested in Lille’s Victor Osimhen but fear he may be tempted by a move to Italy

The striker has also attracted interest from Chelsea, Manchester United and Everton this year

The striker has also attracted interest from Chelsea, Manchester United and Everton this year

Leicester want a versatile forward to compete with and ultimately succeed Jamie Vardy.

Youngster Osimhen has had an impressive season for the French side with 18 goals and six assists in 38 appearances across all competitions this season. 

Tw Foxes have also asked about highly-rated midfielder Filip Krastev from Bulgarian side Slavia Sofia. 

The Bulgaria U19 international has made seven first team appearances this seasona and is valued at around £4.5million. 

The Foxes want a versatile forward to compete with and ultimately succeed Jamie Vardy

The Foxes want a versatile forward to compete with and ultimately succeed Jamie Vardy

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