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Islam Slimani: Leicester striker set for Lyon medical | Football News

Leicester City striker Islam Slimani is set to endure a medical at Lyon on Wednesday forward of a transfer to the Ligue 1 membership.

The Algerian has been given permission to journey to France within the hope of finishing a deal this month.

Negotiations between the Foxes and Lyon are ongoing over a potential switch, with Slimani’s present Leicester deal set to run out on the finish of the season.

Slimani has made only one look for Brendan Rodgers’ facet this season, coming off the bench in a 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa in October – his first recreation in a Leicester shirt since January 2018.

The 32-year-old has had three mortgage spells away from the King Power, together with spending final season taking part in in France for Monaco, the place he scored 9 occasions in 18 league appearances.

Slimani's only appearance for Leicester this season came in a 0-1 defeat at home to Aston Villa in October
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Slimani’s solely look for Leicester this season got here in a 1-0 defeat at residence to Aston Villa in October

Under earlier Leicester boss Claude Puel, Slimani was loaned to Newcastle and Turkish facet Fenerbahce, however managed only one league purpose throughout these spells.

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