Date: 7th March 2017 at 3:30pm
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have agreed a €40m (£35m) deal with Atalanta for midfielder Franck Kessie, but the the 20 year old’s agent is said to be waiting for offers from the Premier League, and from , before rubber stamping the , according to the Corriere di Bergamo (via Football-Italia.net).

The Guardian interviewed Kessie’s agent at the end of December and he revealed that were among five Premier League clubs keeping an eye on the midfielder.

The Ivorian has had a remarkable breakthrough season in , and despite playing in a holding midfielder role, he has scored seven goals and provided two assists in 22 matches so far this campaign.

He was loaned out to Serie B team Cesena last season but he is now commanding a huge transfer fee. Roma look to be still favourites for the 20 year old with a deal already in place, but it seems both the player and agent could be holding out for a move to the Premier League.