Leicester City have joined the race for one of Europe's top young strikers as they continue their quest to land Odsonne Edouard.

Record Sport understand Celtic and Brendan Rodgers' Foxes have not yet agreed a deal for the French striker but remain hopeful of striking an agreement.

And while that potential deal hums along the Midlands side have reportedly been eyeing an approach for RB Salzburg frontman Patson Daka.

The Zambian striker has emerged as one of the European football's top young strikers and certainly fits into a similar profile as Edouard with just three months separating the pair in age.

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Not only that, but his price tag - around £17m according to the Mirror - closely mirrors that of the £18m Parkhead chiefs want to fetch for their talisman.

With Jamie Vardy's goalscoring prowess seemingly on the wane at 34, Rodgers appears keen to refresh his striking options and landing both players for under £40m would be an a steal.

Daka has stepped into the hole left by Erling Braut Haaland with ease having scored 29 goals in 36 games for Salzburg last term and the Austrian Bundesliga is becoming known as a place to discover some top talent, especially at their perennial champions.