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Leicester City battling Wolfsburg, Lyon for Arnaut Danjuma?

Leicester battling Wolfsburg, Lyon for Arnaut Danjuma?
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Leicester City will reportedly rival Wolfsburg and Lyon to sign Bournemouth's Arnaut Danjuma, who has expressed his desire to play in one of Europe's top five leagues.

Leicester City have reportedly set their sights on signing Bournemouth winger Arnaut Danjuma, but could face competition from Wolfsburg and Lyon.

Danjuma was an important attacking threat for the Cherries last season, as he scored 17 goals and provided eight assists in 37 appearances, but his two goals in the Championship playoff semi-finals were not enough to get his side to Wembley.

Lyon and Leicester can offer Danjuma Europa League football next season, while Wolfsburg can gain the upper hand in the persuasion of European football as they qualified for the 2021-22 Champions League.

According to Voetbalzone, the Foxes could see Danjuma as a direct replacement for Demarai Gray, who left for Bayer Leverkusen in January, but the competition for his services is saturated as Southampton and West Ham United have also been linked with a move for Danjuma.

As for French side Lyon, Danjuma's arrival would be welcomed as a replacement for the exit-bound Memphis Depay, who will see out his contract and leave on a free transfer this summer.

The Dutch international arrived at the Vitality Stadium in 2019, and has scored 17 goals and provided eight assists in 52 appearances for the club.

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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