Manchester City has made a verbal offer for Jeremy Doku.
The 21-year-old winger has been identified as a direct replacement for Riyad Mahrez who departed for Al-Ahli this summer.
Doku is under contract with Rennes until the summer of 2025 and wants to challenge himself at the Premier League this summer.
Man City has reportedly agreed to a £51 million verbal agreement for the Belgium winger who has scored 12 goals in 91 games for Rennes.
The future of Cole Palmer remains up in the air although he is expected to fill in Kevin de Bruyne’s absence.
City are keen to add one attacking player before the summer window concludes on September 1.
Doku has been identified as one of the perfect replacements for Mahrez by Pep Guardiola and City are ready to offer a steep price for his signature.
According to reports, Rennes has been offered €55m for the young winger who has already agreed personal terms with the Premier League champions.
Doku is expected to become City’s third signing of the summer after the arrival of Croatian internationals Mateo Kovacic and Josko Gvardiol.