French Ligue 1 side, Rennes have made a formal bid for Ghana defender, Mohammed Salisu, Footballghana.com understand.
The Real Valladolid centre-back has been superb for the La Liga side after breaking into the first team.
Salisu, 21, has started 26 of 27 LaLiga games for Valladolid and has been a solid presence, ranking highly for aerial duels won, headed clearances and blocks.
With a reported €12m release clause, the youngster has been linked to top European clubs including Manchester United, Valencia, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid this summer.
Reports in France suggest that Rennes have made a bid of €8m and desperate to win the race to sign the enterprising centre back despite his €12m release clause.
Salisu is yet to make a debut for Ghana senior national team, the Black Stars.