Silmani has been in fantastic form this season attracting interest from around Europe not just the Premier League, with the striker scoring 27 goals in 33 games for Lisbon.
Due to a £23.5m release clause inserted into Slimani’s contract, Leicester City have bid and immediately approached the player regarding personal terms. This has put Arsenal and Tottenham on red alert and both are now preparing bids of their own.
With major clubs from Europe also expected to join the bidding Slimani will not be short of options, the set release clause will mean ultimately the player has the final decision.
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