AURELIEN TCHOUAMENI is said to be at the center of the tug of war between Premier League rivals Chelsea and Liverpool.
The 21-year-old, who will cost £38m from Monaco, has seen his stock rise rapidly after winning the Nations League with France earlier this month.
Tchwamini has already become a regular first-team player for the Ligue 1 side this season, making 17 appearances in all competitions and scoring two goals.
His rise in his career has impressed both the Reds and the Blues who are keen to include him in the Premier League, according to Tuttosport.
Chuamini plays alongside former Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas in Monaco.
And the three-time Premier League winner is not keen to leave one of his team’s most important assets, as he issued a warning not to interfere when Chelsea’s summer interest was mentioned.
Whether or not Chwamini envisions a big cash move to the Premier League is another matter.
Liverpool are believed to see Dortmund’s Judd Bellingham as a key target to bolster their midfield next season.
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The German side admitted that the Reds had shown their interest.
They did, however, warn that he would Not It comes at a cheap price, which means that Chumini can be an affordable option.
Manchester United have also been a longtime fan of the ex-Bordeaux kid.
The Red Devils are said to be lining up for him as a possible replacement for fellow Frenchman Paul Pogba who has yet to sign a new contract with the club.
United want to tie him to a new £400,000-a-week deal.
but. Talks between the club and the player subsided last week after United’s 5-0 defeat at the hands of Liverpool.
Pogba’s current deal with United expires in the summer when he can walk away as a free agent.