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SportLeicester one of three clubs linked to French youngster Gueye

20:00  07 may  2019
20:00  07 may  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Everton linked with Thiago Mendes move - a suitable replacement for Idrissa Gueye?

Everton linked with Thiago Mendes move - a suitable replacement for Idrissa Gueye? Everton are being linked with a move for Lille midfielder Thiago Mendes as a possible replacement for Idrissa Gueye, who could possibly depart this summer for Paris Saint-Germain. According to journalist Duncan Castles, cited by the Daily Star, Everton are exploring the possibility of bringing the Brazilian to Goodison Park in the coming months if Gueye decides to move on this summer. If Gueye does indeed depart the club, a replacement is desperately needed, and on paper, a move for Mendes looks to be a like-for-like replacement.

Everton's first win in any competition since 18 December condemned Leicester to a first defeat of He was one of three changes in the back four from the 1-1 draw against West Brom in Everton's previous He linked up well with Walcott on the right and Everton's best attacks came down that flank.

Paris Saint-Germain are reported to have decided on signing one of three central midfielders this month, with Everton's Idrissa Gueye and The club saw Thiago Motta retire in the summer, and with Adrien Rabiot looking certain to depart in the summer if not before, the Parisians have been linked

Leicester one of three clubs linked to French youngster Gueye © Michael Regan/Getty Images Sport Leicester City v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League

According to reports in L’Equipe, Leicester City are one of three teams interested in signing Le Havre youngster Pape Gueye.

The French side are reportedly desperate to retain the services of the defensive midfielder, who has played an important role in Le Havre’s push for promotion to Ligue 1.

They will face a battle to keep hold of him as multiple Premier League clubs circle as rumours build that the 20-year-old will be available for a relatively cheap free.

Gueye’s contract currently runs until next summer (2020) but with the young player yet to commit to a new deal his future remains up in the air and Le Havre may look to offload the player this summer at a cut price.

West Ham interested in Gueye deal

West Ham interested in Gueye deal West Ham are one of a few clubs who are looking to sign Ligue 2 midfielder Pape Gueye this summer. The Le Havre central midfielder has only made 10 appearances in France’s second tier, mostly coming from the bench, however, has enjoyed a role in the starting XI towards the end of the season. The 20-year-old has impressed from deep in midfield and, according to L’Equipe, he now looks to be a target for a few Premier League clubs. These clubs include West Ham, Watford, and Leicester City; three outfits all looking to bolster the heart of their midfield.

Watford set to sign Le Havre youngster Pape Gueye and loan midfielder to Serie A side Udinese Udinese will take Gueye , with the player set to return to Watford later on The Hornets face a battle to keep star man Abdoulaye Doucoure at the club French giants Paris Saint Germain have also been mentioned in the same conversation as

The Hornets have also been linked with Burnley keeper Tom Heaton - who has been replaced in the starting XI by youngster Nick Pope. Watford are currently 12th in the Premier League but after a good start to the season, they have since faded away into mid-table obscurity.

As well as the Foxes, West Ham and Watford, alongside a host of Ligue 1 clubs, are also rumoured to be interested in the player although it remains to be seen where his preferred destination would be.

Gueye has played 10 times for Le Havre in Ligue 2 this season with seven of those appearances coming in the sides last seven games as the hot prospect establishes himself in the line-up.

Le Havre have become somewhat of a factory for young talent in recent years producing the likes of Benjamin Mendy, former Foxes player Riyad Mahrez and Paul Pogba. Leicester fans will hope that Gueye will be the next player to join that list.

Leicester 'cool' their interest in Tielemans.
Leicester City have cooled their interest in signing Youri Tielemans from AS Monaco because of the French club’s asking price of £40 million, according to a report from The Telegraph. The Belgian midfielder joined the Foxes on loan until the end of the season during the January transfer window. Having been key for Claude Puel upon his arrival, Tielemans continued his development under Brendan Rodgers and emerged as a fans’ favourite in his short stint at the King Power Stadium.

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