Leicester City Ready to sign Wesley Fofana
Leicester City who is currently topping the 2020/21 English Premier League table has had an offer accepted for teenage French defender Wesley Fofana, Saint-Etienne as the club made the announcement recently. The deal is reportedly worth up to £30m and is the “largest-ever obtained” by the Ligue 1 club.
19-year-old Fofana has been described by his club as “one of the greatest French talents of his generation”. He has played 29 games for the French Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne including three games this season.The French club are managed by former Leicester manager Claude Puel.
Fofana would be the second big-money defender to leave Saint-Etienne for a Premier League side recently after Arsenal signed William Saliba for £27m in July 2019.