Leicester City close to overtaking RB Leipzig, until then the favorite to secure the services of Patson Daka, Zambian striker for Red Bull Salzburg ? In any case, this is what Thursday is advancing The Telegraph. According to the English daily, the Foxes would have put 35 million euros on the table for the attention of the prolific striker, under contract with Red Bull until 2024. Announced with insistence on the side of the parent company based in ex- GDR, Erling Haaland’s successor is said to be leaning towards a Premier League start and is therefore unlikely to become the nineteenth player to move from Salzburg to Leipzig.
Patson Daka is set to join Leicester, done deal. The official proposal has been accepted by RB Salzburg board today and #LCFC are planning to announce the new signing next week. Here we go soon! 🔵🦊 #Daka
No Liverpool, Chelsea, Leipzig for Daka. Advanced today by @mcgrathmike.
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 17, 2021
According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, an agreement would even already be concluded, and formalization scheduled for next week. Author of 34 goals and 12 assists in 42 games this season, Daka would become the first Zambian to play in the Premier League since Emmanuel Mayuka at Southampton in 2014. In recent months, his name had also circulated on the side of Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal .