Leicester close in on signing of Rachid Ghezzal from Monaco

Rachid Ghezzal
Image: Rachid Ghezzal joined Monaco from Lyon last summer

Leicester City are closing in on the signing of Monaco attacking midfielder Rachid Ghezzal, according to Sky sources.

The Premier League side are believed to have agreed a £10m fee with their Ligue 1 counterparts for the 26-year-old Algeria international.

Ghezzal is understood to have been undertaking a medical at Leicester, and personal terms are not expected to be a problem.

Transfer Talk: Is it the end for Martial?

Transfer Talk: Is it the end for Martial?

The Transfer Talk panel discuss whether Anthony Martial's increasingly-strained relationship with Jose Mourinho can be repaired.

He made 35 appearances for Monaco last season - including four in the Champions League - helping his side to second place in Ligue 1.

Ghezzal is in line to be Claude Puel's fifth signing of the summer as he prepares to take charge of his first full season as Leicester manager.

Also See:

Get the dedicated Sky Sports Premier League channel to watch 126 live games next season. Find out more.

Fantasy Football is back!

Fantasy Football is back!

Fantasy just got real. Pick your Sky Sports Fantasy Football team for free here.

Around Sky