The Foxes have made the Zambian striker their number one summer target.
was a key player forRed Bull Salzburg
in their title-winning campaign last season. The player featured in 42 games for the Austrian side across all competitions, scoring 34 goals in the process. Daka has attracted interest from several European clubs, butLeicester City
have emerged as the player’s most likely destination ahead of the next season.
, Salzburg have accepted Leicester’s £23m offer for the player and he is set to join the English club in the upcoming transfer window. Daka confirmed the transfer in an interview with
"I will go to England and move to Leicester City."
"I had a great time here, Salzburg has become my second home. I will always be happy to come back here, but the Premier League has always been my big dream."
Leicester are hoping to replaceJamie Vardy
with a player that has the potential to reach the world-class level. Brendan Rodgers' side are keen to strengthen their squad ahead of the next season as they are determined to keep their place among the Premier League front-runners.