Leicester launch £8m offer for 13-goal Italy international striker
25th January 2016
10:53 am

Leicester City have reportedly launched an £8m bid for Italy international centre forward Eder, according to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.

The surprise Premier League leaders, who convincingly defeated Stoke City 3-0 on Saturday, want to sign the Sampdoria striker in a bid to sustain their title challenge this term.

The 29-year-old, who has eight international caps for his country, has scored an impressive 13 goals in 21 appearances in all competitions for the Serie A outfit this season.

Eder; who was originally born in Brazil, could be tempted in a move to the Foxes this month as Sampdoria currently sit 17th in the Italian top-flight, whilst Claudio Ranieri’s side fight at the summit in English football.

However Leicester could miss out on their man as it is also understood that Chinese club Jiangsu have offered £10.6m for Eder’s services during the January transfer window.

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