Leicester City chase Youri Tielemans but Man United are also in the mix

Youri Tielemans & Monaco

Will Youri Tielemans still be at AS Monaco on February 1st?

It’s been a crazy few weeks at Monaco as Thierry Henry as left the club after just a few months in the dugout.

In a case of back to the future, Leonardo Jardim is once again the Monaco manager.

Monaco are staring Ligue 1 relegation in the face as they sit second bottom of the league.

With just a few days remaining in the January window, rumours are now getting a lot louder that Youri Tielemans could leave Monaco to join Leicester City.

Leicester & Tielemans

According to the Leicester Mercury, the Foxes have already opened talks over signing Tielemans.

The 21-year-old Belgian attacking midfielder is under contract with Monaco until 2022.

Tielemans made a name for himself at Anderlecht before he moved to Monaco.

However Tielemans has struggled to hit the high notes in the French league, so a move could be beneficial.

Depending on which source you follow, Leicester have tabled an offer around 20 million pounds for Tielemans.

Others believe that Leicester are more likely to be exploring a loan or swap deal for Tielemans.

Man United also in the mix

However Leicester face competition in the race for Tielemans.

Belgian news outlet Nieuwsblad claim that Manchester United are also interested in signing Tielemans.

And Man United face a battle as Bayern Munich and AC Milan are also name-dropped as possible suitors.

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