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Leicester Target Chelsea Youngster Kelechi Chibueze

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Leicester City have been linked with a move for Chelsea youngster Kelechi Chibueze.

According to website Allnigeriasoccer.com , the 16-year-old goalkeeper is interesting City with the youngster said to be at odds with Frank Lampard’s side about a new contract.

The report claims Chibueze has been offered a two-year scholarship, however he hasn't accepted.

Chibueze is an England Under-16 international and has made four appearances for his country, handed his debut in July 2018 in a 2-0 win at Croatia under Kevin Betsy.

Chibueze has also represented England at Under-15 level.

Should Chibueze join City , it is almost certain he'd join up with Steve Beaglehole’s academy side given the youngster’s age.

Leicester City scouts we are at Leeds United Under-23s’ clash with Hull City on Sunday.

According to LeedsLive , representatives from City joined counterparts from Premier League rivals Manchester United and Newcastle United.

City ‘s sister club, OH Leuven, we are also said to be in attendance to watch Carlos Corberan’s side beat the Tigers 5-0 at Leeds’ Thorp Arch training ground.

Leicester City have been dealt a blow in their hope of signing Juventus defender Merih Demiral this window.

LeicestershireLive understand the 21-year-old is on the club’s shortlist as they try to bring in a centre-back this January, however reports claiming a £25.5m bid has been submitted is understood to be wide of the mark.

However, a report in Italian outlet Tuttosport now claims Juventus have ruled out any January transfer and they are determined to keep hold of their man.

It is added in the report that suitors – which are said to include Arsenal and Manchester United – would have to part with £35m to land Demiral.

Manchester United have reportedly made James Maddison a top transfer target – and have a timeframe on when they want him.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is said to be determined to sign a number 10 within the next two windows, with Leicester City’s Maddison high on their list.

According to the Evening Standard, Solksjaer has ordered a number 10 to be signed by the end of the summer, which means two windows of scouring the talent.

Jack Grealish and Christian Eriksen are another said to be targets for a move to Old Trafford, along with Maddison.

The Leicester star is reportedly top of the list, with claims that United will offer cash plus Jesse Lingard for him.

But the Foxes won't sell their key men in January – meaning one of the two windows Solksjaer wants to recruit in is gone.

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