Kolo Toure is reportedly trying to talk Brendan Rodgers into making a move to sign16-year-old Celtic talent Tsoanelo Letsosa.

A report emerged on Monday suggesting that interest in the teenager was high after 60 scouts watched him turn in a man of the match display for Scotland’s Under-16s earlier this month.

And according to Football Insider, Leicester City are said to be one of the front runners in the race to sign the 16-year-old, with Toure said to be a “strong admirer” of Letsosa. 

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News of Leicester tracking Letsosa will come as no surprise, given how the likes of Toure and Brendan Rodgers would have previously seen the talent the 16-year-old possesses.

Celtic however must do everything they can to ensure Letsosa, who Football Insider label a “wonderkid,” stays at the club.

The Hoops will not want a repeat of Liam Morrison’s situation from last summer, when the highly rated defender left the club to join Bayern Munich after rejecting a new deal.

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