Leicester want Brazilian forward Sasha – report

Date published: Thursday 23rd June 2016 3:40

Eduardo Sasha: Wanted by Leicester.

Eduardo Sasha: Wanted by Leicester.

Leicester are interested in signing Internacional forward Eduardo Sasha but have a had a bid in the region £7 million rejected, according to reports in Brazil.

The striker was linked with a move to the Premier League back in April, with the Daily Star reporting that both Arsenal and Manchester United were interested in signing the 24-year-old.

However claims in Brazil recently have indicated that Premier League champions Leicester are looking to make an approach for Sasha but have had an initial offer rebuffed by the Brazilian club.

According to GloboEsporte and Radio Guacha, Leicester have already had an opening bid of around £7million rejected, with Internacional wanting closer to £9million for the forward.

The Leciester Mercury also say that the Foxes may even have to splash out as much as £15million to land the player.

Sasha signed for Internacional back in 2010 and recently went out on loan to Goias before returning to his parent club.

Since heading back to his hometown club, Sasha has put in several impressive performances and ended scoring six goals in 15 games to lead Internacional to a sixth straight Campeonato Gaúcho state title.

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