Leicester City closing in on Marseille striker Rod Fanni?

Marseille's French defender Rod Fanni runs with the ball during the French L1 football match Toulouse vs Marseille on September 14, 2011
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Leicester City are understood to be close to signing Marseille striker Rod Fanni.

Leicester City are understood to be closing in on a move for Marseille striker Rod Fanni.

The 32-year-old has been told by the French club that he is free to leave this summer.

Fanni was left out of Marseille's squad on Sunday for their 2-0 defeat at home to Montpellier in Ligue 1.

He has now flown in to England in order to finalise a deal with the Foxes, according to Sky Sports News.

Fanni joined Marseille in 2011 following a four-year spell with Nice.

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