The Frenchman has an £8 million release clause in his contract which Le 10 Sport report the English club have triggered.
Arsenal had been interested in the player as well, and it will be interesting to see if they step in before the player’s switch goes through.
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The start of the 2017-18 Premier League season is just around the corner and is shaping up to be one of the most competitive yet.
As always it is the so called “big clubs” that have splashed the most cash in the transfer window so far this summer. Manchester United or City? Arsenal or Tottenham? Who are the winners and losers of the transfer window so far?