Everton and Inter are believed to be leading the race to sign Nantes wonderkid
Nantes are currently managed by Claudio Ranieri, who the Premier League title with Leicester City against all odds in 2016.
Bafounta is just one of a host of talented young French players who are promising to blossom into a golden generation. Les Bleus are a dark horse to win this year’s World Cup in Russia, with young stars such as Kylian Mbappé, Anthony Martial, Thomas Lemar and Ousmané Dembele all ready to set the competition alight.
Meanwhile, Everton are believed to be have been joined by Championship side Wolves in the battle to sign Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere this summer.
The England international has been offered a new deal by the north London side, but he could well still leave the club on a free transfer upon the expiry of his contract if he prefers a move away from the Gunners.