The Leicester City player is exactly the kind of midfielder Newcastle United need next season.
Mendy is a French under-21 international who has played at various age groups for the national team set-up throughout his career. Previously of Toulon he came through the ranks at AS Monaco and made his first team debut in 2010. Considered one of the hottest talents in France he has even been dubbed the ‘Next Claude Makelele’.
The Frenchman has struggled to settle at the King Power.
The Foxes stars have differing long-term prospects at the King Power Stadium.
It is the Frenchman's first return to the King Power Stadium tonight.
Mendy worked with Ranieri during Monaco's successful promotion to Ligue 1 in 2013.
The reported West Ham United target looks set to join Leicester City this summer.
Leicester have reportedly beaten West Ham to the signing of midfielder Nampalys Mendy.
The Nice midfielder could be a replacement for N'Golo Kante.
Leicester City have been linked with Nampalys Mendy.
Leicester City, Southampton, Sunderland and West Ham United are reportedly keen on Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy.
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