Newcastle United have emerged as rumoured suitors for Lyon starlet Myziane Maolida, according to L’Equipe.
The Toon are said to be locked in discussions with the Ligue 1 outfit for the signing of 19-year-old forward, who impressed suitors at the Euro-19s European Championships with France.
The report adds, Lyon are interested in selling Maolida, and the Magpies hope to get a transfer over the line before the summer transfer window shuts down.
The teenager, who just made 13 appearances in Ligue 1 last season, scoring one goal, Understandably wants more first-team action next year.
The Premier League outfit have so far signed in Yoshinori Muto, Fabian Schar, Ki Sung-yeung and Martin Dubravka this summer.
Newcastle United have also been linked with a move for Stanley N’Soki from Paris Saint-Germain.