Leroy set to join Lens
By Patrick Haond
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
It had been thought St Etienne had stolen a march for Leroy's signature but Lens are now the firm favourites to land the one-time Tottenham target.
Having failed to avoid the drop last season, Guingamp are keen to cash in on Leroy and a fee of é¼500,000 should be enough to persuade them to part with one of their prized assets.
Meanwhile, full back Cyril Rool has reportedly been earmarked for a move to Bordeaux, although Bolton are also thought to be monitoring the situation.
Lens have also been linked with a move for Liverpool's Alou Diarra on a season's loan - possibly as a replacement for Papa Bouba Diop - who is being eyed by Premiership outfit Portsmouth.