West Ham and RB Leipzig push for €10m Karamoh

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The 18-year-old winger has already turned out for France's Under-21 side after finding the net five times in Ligue 1 last season


West Ham and RB Leipzig are set to fight over the signature of Caen teenager Yann Karamoh, Goal understands.

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The Premier League side and the Bundesliga outfit, who have regularly plundered France for its top young stars, are prepared to pay a fee in the region of €10 million for the 18-year-old attacker.

Monaco were previously in the running, but since signing Jordi Mboula from Barcelona have cooled their interest.

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It is anticipated that Karamoh’s departure from the Normandy club will be formalised in the days to come, with Saint-Etienne having been put off by the high asking price for the speedy winger, who scored five times in 35 matches as Caen avoided the drop thanks to a 1-1 draw against Paris Saint-Germain on the final day of the season.

The Stade Michel-d’Ornano outfit are still trying to drive the price of the Ivory Coast-born France Under-21 international upwards, yet any deal should be completed imminently. 

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