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Leipzig nearing agreement for Lukeba, Sky reports

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Sky Germany reports that RB Leipzig are closing in on the signing of Olympique Lyon defender Castello Lukeba.
RB Leipzig are reportedly close to agreeing a deal to sign Castello Lukeba from Olympique Lyon.

Positive talks in recent days could lead to a breakthrough, with Sky Germany reporting that an agreement in the region of €30 million including bonuses is imminent.

The French central defender is said to be sold on the Leipzig project, having spoken to compatriot Mohamed Simakan about the Red Bulls.

Lukeba, 20, could arrive as a replacement for Josko Gvardiol, who is likely to join Manchester City.

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