Premier League champions Manchester City have reportedly joined the race to sign highly rated AS Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans.
This is according to the publication from the stables of popular English news outlet The Sun.
French giants Monaco are open to the sale of the Belgian international player whom they have slapped a £40m price tag on.
Youri Tielemans was one of the best players for Monaco as they battled relegation during the first half of the just concluded season before he joined Leicester City on loan for the remainder of the season.
The 22-year-old spent the second half of the season with the Foxes after joining them on loan from French Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco during the winter transfer window.
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Youri Tielemans was linked with a loan move to other Premier League sides like Manchester United and Arsenal before the Foxes swooped for him.
He went on to impress for Leicester City during his short-term loan spell.
Youri Tielemans scored three goals and also provided four assists for Leicester City in 13 games in the Premier League.
He could be the direct replacement for Ilkay Gundogan at Manchester City with the future of the German international midfielder in serious doubt after helping the Citizens to an unprecedented treble.
Gundogan has one year left on his Manchester City contract at the moment.