Arnaud Kalimuendo has turned down the prospect to affix Leeds United and is ready to signal for Rennes, 90min understands.
The younger PSG striker has spent the final two seasons on mortgage at Lens, scoring 21 objectives in 65 video games in northern France.
90min have beforehand reported Leeds’ long-standing curiosity, and the Whites have been hopeful of sealing a €25m take care of the French champions.
Nevertheless, Kalimuendo has determined in opposition to a transfer to Elland Street and can as an alternative signal for Ligue 1 facet Rennes.
Although the 20-year-old was tempted by Leeds’ supply earlier than he was eager to stay in his residence nation and Les Rouge et Noir provided him good phrases on a five-year contract.
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Rennes even have the lure of Europa League soccer this season, whereas they’ve strengthened this summer season with Steve Mandanda, Arthur Theate and Joe Rodon arriving at Roazhon Park.
New PSG boss Christophe Galtier initially signalled to sporting advisor Luis Campos that he wished to take a better take a look at Kalimuendo this summer season earlier than deciding whether or not or not he could possibly be allowed to go away, and the Parisians have now sanctioned an exit for the striker.
Kalimuendo’s path to an already proficient beginning frontline was additional blocked this summer season when PSG introduced in Hugo Ekitike from Reims after his personal transfer to England with Newcastle fell by.