Youssef En-Nesyri has a €20m release clause in his Leganes contract, which is set to expire in 2023.

AS claims the La Liga side have already rejected two proposals from Brighton & Hove Albion for the forward. The Seagulls’ first offer was €15m and the second one was €20m, to be paid in two instalments.

On Tuesday, Graham Potter’s side made another formal proposal of €20m that will be paid in one go.

The Premier League side are not interested in depositing €20m at La Liga’s headquarters in Madrid. Instead, they are looking to agree a deal with Leganes for the same price.

Leganes are yet to respond. Their initial intention was to raise more money from En-Nesyri’s sale in the future, but the possibility of accepting Brighton’s latest offer is ‘not ruled out’.

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So far, Brighton are the only team who have come forward to submit an offer for the Moroccan.

AS also explains the possibility of En-Nesyri signing a new deal with Leganes shouldn’t be ruled out. In recent days, the two parties have held talks and reached a verbal agreement over a new deal.