Leicester make Hazard number 1 transfer target

Leicester manager, Claudio Ranieri

Leicester manager, Claudio Ranieri

Leicester have made former Chelsea midfielder Thorgan Hazard their No 1 transfer target, according to reports in Belgium.

Thorgan, who is the brother of current Chelsea star Eden, has impressed after leaving Stamford Bridge last summer.

Since joining Borussia Monchengladbach in a £7million deal the 23-year-old midfielder has scored five goals in 34 appearances.

And now according to Belgian newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws, Leicester scout Steve Walsh has made Thorgan the Foxes No 1 summer target.

The Premier League champions are expected to spend big in the summer as they prepare to defend their first ever top flight title.

And the report adds they are also interested in Dennis Praet and Zakaria Bakkali.

Praet has featured 42 times for Anderlecht this season, scoring five times, while Valencia’s Bakkali is regarded as one of the hottest prospects in Belgian football.


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Source:: PM Newspaper