Date: 5th June 2017 at 6:00pm
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are “interested” in paying the €10m (£8.7m) release clause in Eibar centre-back ’s contract, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Spanish publication say that have been monitoring the 26-year-old all season, having sent out scouts to to watch the defender in action. Tottenham are also believed to be interested while the Mirror have reported that have all but sealed a deal for the Frenchman.

Lejeune’s club Eibar are said to be reluctant to allow the player to leave, and it seems they will require any club to pay the centre half’s buyout clause in order for  a transfer to go ahead.

The defender is a former player after signing for the from Girona, but he was immediately loaned back to the Spanish club and never played a game in the Premier League. He then switched permanently to Eibar last summer but after helping the minnows to a tenth place finish last season, the centre-back is now attracting interest from a whole host of clubs.