Report: Leicester City’s attacking target Mehdi Carcela-González available for £2.5m

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri

Leicester City can sign Benfica’s Mehdi Carcela-González for a cut price £2.5 million.

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri

According to reports from Voetbal 24, Leicester City will be able to secure the services of Mehdi Carcela-González for only £2.5 million.

Leicester will certainly have to strengthen their squad this summer in order to stand a chance of defending their Premier League title during the upcoming campaign and the Foxes have unsurprisingly been linked with a host of players over the past few weeks.

Now according to reports from Dutch outlet Voetbal 24, claims are being made that the Premier League champions are currently eyeing a swoop for Benfica winger Mehdi Carcela-González.

General view inside the King Power Stadium before the match

Carcela-González was used only as an impact player by Benfica last season but he certainly played a big role in the club’s Primeira Liga title triumph last season, providing seven assists as well as three goals in limited playing time.

Due to a lack of regular minutes on the pitch, Carcela-González is believed to be keen on a move away from the Estádio da Luz this summer and Leicester are among the many clubs interested in the 26-year-old.

As a potential boost to Leicester’s chances of signing Carcela-González, Voetbal 24 state that the player will be available for as little as £2.5 million and the low asking price is certainly a big encouragement for the Foxes to make their move in the coming weeks.

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