Man City have been credited with interest in OGC Nice’s Khéphren Thuram.
That’s according to Calciomercato. It who name the Citizens when discussing Juventus desire to sign the 22-year-old.
Cristiano Giuntoli, the Serie A side’s sporting director, is looking to strengthen his side’s midfield in January following Nicolò Fagioli’s suspension and off-field issues around Paul Pogba.
The Old Lady have identified the France international as one of their targets and they really like him. A deal won’t be easy because of competition from other European clubs and the Ligue 1 side’s stance.
Manchester City are mentioned as the contender and it’s claimed ‘there has been interest’ from the treble winners to sign the player.
Man City wants to sign Thuram
Thuram’s deal expires in 2025 and Calciomercato
It state Nice don’t intend to part ways with him in January, unless there’s a ‘truly irrefutable proposal’. There’s no mention of any figures in the report.
Manchester City summer signings Mateo Kovačić and Matheus Nunes mainly operate in the middle of the pitch,
A position that the Frenchman has used at Nice this season.
Thuram can also be used as a defensive midfielder and Pep Guardiola’s side may consider him for the same position if Kalvin Phillips were to leave the Etihad.
Other clubs are also want to sign Thuram
Recent claims from Italy have explained that Liverpool are keen on signing Thuram.
The Sky Blues are one of five teams interested in the 22 year-old according to a Foot Mercato report relay by Get French Football News.
Real Madrid, PSG, Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund are all also interest in the signing the Frenchman.
Who has made 41 club appearances so far this season.
Thuram directly involved in six Ligue 1 goals and started Nice’s 2-2 draw with Basel in the UEFA Europa Conference League quarter-final first-leg on Thursday.
The French club will demand at the least €50 million for the 22 year-old
They are reportedly confident of potentially even receiving over €60 million this summer.