Leicester City and Wolves chasing French striker

Leicester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers are both thought to be looking at signing Issa Baradji of Ajaccio.

Leicester and Wolves both achieved promotion as League champions last season moving into the Premier League and Championship respectively and both are already active in the transfer market.

The Foxes have already secured deals for Ben Hamer, Matty Upson, and Marc Albrighton and Frazier Campbell could be on his way. Whilst Wolves have signed Rajiv Van La Parra from Heerenveen on a three-year-contract.

They are now thought to be going head-to-head to sign highly rated striker Issa Baradji who plays his football in France for Ajaccio. Following their relegation from Ligue 1 L'Equipe believe he could be available for a modest fee of £400,000.

The 18-year-old scored three goals from five appearances and Nigel Pearson and Kenny Jackett will clearly see him as one for the future although one would think if he were to move this summer then his best initial chances of first-team exposure would be for Wolves.

Football League World report that Baradji is not the only striker that is interesting Jackett, and he could be making a move for a Foxes player. Chris Wood has been linked along with Lukas Jutkiewicz of Middlesbrough and Callum Wilson of Coventry City.

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