Leicester want £20m Monaco winger Sofiane Diop transfer and will let Hamza Choudhury join West Brom on loan

Leicester want £20m Monaco winger Sofiane Diop transfer and will let Hamza Choudhury join West Brom on loan

LEICESTER want Monaco star Sofiane Diop, and will let midfielder Hamza Choudhury leave on loan.

Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers is also investigating a move for Monaco left winger Diop, who is available for around £20million.


The 21-year-old Frenchman, has emerged as one of the best prospects in Ligue 1 this season.

The youngster had 30 appearances for Monaco, scoring six goals and notching five assists.

The technically-gifted attacking midfielder thrived on the wing for the third-placed team.

Diop made his first team debut in the 2018/19 season and even started a couple of Champions League ties.

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He has represented France at youth levels, but also qualifies for Senegal.

Choudhury, 24, needs game time and West Brom boss Steve Bruce is keen to take him on loan after trying to take the Foxes player to Newcastle.

There could be a sale if an offer comes in but Baggies may be able to do a loan deal with a fixed fee should they win promotion to the top flight.

The midfielder only played in six Premier League games last season and had a handful of substitute appearances in Europe.

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Leicester star James Maddison shared photos from his team-mate's wedding last week as Choudhury married interior designer Olivia Fountain.

Meanwhile reports claim that the Foxes will lose Youri Tielemans in a three-way fight for his services.

With Mikel Arteta believed to be keen on bolstering his midfield options, it seems an Arsenal move for the Belgian is on the cards.

However, transfer guru Fabrizio Romano reckons two other Prem clubs are pushing for the former Anderlecht star.

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