Rennes have made contact with Cardiff City defender Bruno Ecuele Manga, who is also linked with West Ham United, Swansea City and Crystal Palace
The defender has one year left on his contract at the Bluebirds and looks set for a summer move.
Leeds United, Cardiff City, Rotherham United, Watford and Derby County stars are among the best defenders in the Championship this weekend.
Kenwyne Jones and Bruno Ecuele Manga celebrated as Cardiff won their third game in four under Russell Slade.
Bruno Ecuele Manga received the man of the match award in Cardiff City's draw with Derby County.
With around five hours to go until the transfer window shuts in France, Manchester United's move for Radamel Falcao isn't the only deal being done.
Everton have been linked with a move for centre back Bruno Ecuele Manga of Lorient according to L’Equipe.