Premier League clubs Leicester City and Arsenal are set to battle it out as they are both keen on signing Rennes forward Ismaila Sarr, with the duo also determined to strengthen up their team in the summer transfer window ahead of the 2019/20 campaign.
The 21-year-old forward has been in an impressive form for the Ligue 1 club this season as he finds the back of the net on 12 occasions and further creating 11 assists in a competitions this summer helping his French side to a mid-table finish.
The Senegalese winger outstanding form in France has seen him spark interests in several European giants with Manchester United, Chelsea and Everton all reported to be desperate to sign the prolific winger to the club ahead of the opening of the summer transfer window.
Reports from Daily Mail have confirmed that the Gunners are currently leading in the race to sign the Rennes forward his coming summer transfer window with the French club said to have placed a price tag worth £25 million on the Senegalese forward.
With that low price tag Arsenal should be able to see off interests coming from Manchester United, Chelsea and Everton easily as they are reported to be the only club to have made an approach to sign him.
Reports surging the media claims that the Gunners have made an official bid worth £45 million for the 21-year-old forward.
Ismalia Sarr should have no problem adapting to England football as he also possess a fast pace in his wing position and his ability to hold the ball.