Arsenal and Leicester City fighting over signing French youngster

Wed 31 March 2021 | 20:58

Ismael Doukoure has been watched closely by two Premier League clubs as Strasbourg has already started approaching him.

Ismael Doukoure

has been a rising baller this season for French Ligue 2 side,



Foot Mercato

reports that the teenager has caught the eyes of the many European top clubs as he is performing very well. According to reports, two Premier League clubs,



Leicester City

are interested in signing him as Ligue 1 side,


also interested.

The 17-year-old centre-back has found his spot in the first team and convinced Strasbourg to approach him. He is committed to his current club, Valenciennes until the end of the 2023 season.

He is being compared with the French defender, Dayot Upamecano who is currently a RB Leipzig player but agreed to join Bayern Munich at the end of the season. He is being praised for his technical ability, his superiority in aerial duels and his skills in build up play from the back which is very liked by Arteta and Rodgers, current managers of Arsenal and Leicester City.

source: SportMob

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