Manchester United have been reportedly connected with Leicester defender Wesley Fofana as part of the club’s continuous quest for another center-back.
Fofana just joined Leicester the previous summer in a £36.5m bargain from Saint-Etienne, however the 20-year-old has appreciated an amazing debut season in the Premier League.
It is French outlet Foot Mercato that claims there are eyes from Old Trafford on Fofana. There are also said to be other English clubs taking an interest, although they remain un-named in the report.
However, the problem for any potential suitor would be what fee Leicester demand. Because of his age, long-term potential and lengthy contract until 2025, the Foxes are in a very strong position and would value Fofana at the same price at which they sold Maguire to United 2019.
That potentially means an £80m valuation on Fofana, which is likely to be prohibitive in the current financial climate. That figure is more than either Kounde (£68m) or Torres (£52m) would cost, while Raphael Varane has also been valued at an estimated £60m.