Manchester United are now reportedly also in the race to sign Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen.
LaLiga giants, Barcelona have first indicated interest in the Nigeria international.
According to Lille-based French newspaper, La Voix du Nord, United are one of the teams monitoring the performance of the former U21 star with a view to a transfer to the Premier League club.
Ole Gunner Solskjaer’s side are in the market for a striker ahead of the reopening of the transfer window following the departure of Romelu Lukaku last summer.
The Red Devils have been linked with the likes of Callum Wilson, Aleksandr Sobolev, Mario Mandzukic and Moussa Dembele.
Old Trafford was mentioned as one of the likely destinations for the Lille hotshot after winning the Golden Boot at the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup.
He was named the French Ligue 1 Player of the Month for September.
Osimhen has scored a total of seven goals and assisted two others.