Leicester City are contemplating reigniting their curiosity in Southampton defender Jannik Vestergaard as cowl for Wesley Fofana.
The younger defender was carried off the pitch final week after a stunning problem by Villarreal defender Fer Nino on the King Energy Stadium throughout a pleasant sport.
Fofana has suffered a fractured fibula and can endure surgical procedure on Monday, however won’t play till 2022 after the extent of his harm was dominated to be worse than first hoped.
Because of this, the Foxes are ready to delve into the switch market as soon as once more this summer season within the hope of discovering an acceptable alternative and Vestergaard might be the person.
The Foxes have remained involved with Southampton a couple of cope with the defender for the previous 12 months or so.
talkSPORT understands a deal would value the FA Cup holders between £15-20million, however the Denmark worldwide is out of contract in the summertime.
Saints have already allowed Danny Ings to go away for Aston Villa, that means they might both need to act quick find a alternative earlier than sanctioning a deal, or block a transfer till they’ll discover a appropriate alternative subsequent summer season.
Vestergaard, who stands at a whopping 6ft 6ins tall, moved to St Mary’s in the summertime of 2018 and helped Denmark attain the semi-finals of Euro 2020 this summer season.
West Ham had been linked with a transfer for the centre-back, with The Telegraph claiming the Irons had recognized the behemoth as a substitute for Kurt Zouma after the Chelsea defender rejected a transfer east.