Wissam Ben Yedder has emerged as a target for Monaco, and a deal is rumoured to be close.

According to two Spanish outlets, estadiodeportivo.com, and football-espana.net, the one-time Manchester United target is on his way to Monaco.

The French international has been an essential figure for Sevilla, scoring 38 goals La Liga goals in 98 appearances.

Last season saw him score 30 goals in 54 appearances across all competitions for them.

His overall track record sees him averaging just under a goal every other game. He has made 312 senior appearances in his career, scoring 141 goals and registering 44 assists.

Monaco sees him as an ideal target to bolster their attack.

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He has been a success in Spain, but prior to his move to La Liga, he played in Lihue 1 with Toulouse for six years.

New Sevilla boss Julen Lopetegui has brought in his own players as he tries to revive the club. brings in more players.

The former Real Madrid and Spanish national team boss have signed Luuk De Jong and Munas Dabbu already.

There are also rumours of him working on a deal to bring in PSV forward Steven Bergwijn, with the Dutch side holding out for €45m.

The initial offer is believed to be 20 million Euros in cash plus Rony Lopes. It is understood, that Sevilla is wanting more cash for the French international.

Sevilla will take Portuguese international Lopes as part of the deal, but they want more cash, to reach their valuation of 29-year-old Ben Yedder.

SEVILLE, SPAIN – FEBRUARY 23: Sergio Busquets of FC Barcelona duels for the ball with Wissam Ben Yedder of Sevilla FC during the La Liga match between Sevilla FC and FC Barcelona at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on February 23, 2019 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

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