Leicester could lose Alex Pascanu to Premier League rivals after impressive Euro U-21 performances for Romania

LEICESTER centre-back Alex Pascanu has interest from a QUARTER of Premier League clubs after his Euro Under-21 displays.

The 20-year-old has helped Romania storm to the semi-finals, with their 4-2 win against England sending Aidy Boothroyd's youngsters home early.

Pascanu had FIVE top-flight clubs enquiring about him this window and eyeing a summer bargain.

Leicester triggered their option on Pascanu's contract but he still only has a year left on his King Power deal.

Brendan Rodgers is set to look at him in pre-season as he earmarks long-term successors to Wes Morgan and Jonny Evans.

He also has Caglar Soyuncu pushing for a place and Filip Benkovic returning from his loan at Celtic, where he worked with Rodgers.

But Pascanu could now compete for a first-team place, with the risk of Rodgers losing him for nothing in a year.

THE girlfriend of Romanian Under-21 star Cristian Manea was left crying and covered in blood during the Euros clash with France.

Crowd trouble marred the goalless draw at the Dino Manuzzi Stadium in eastern Italy.

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Graphic photos showed the young lady's yellow replica jersey stained across the chest with blood.

But the 0-0 draw was enough for both sides to secure their spots in the semi-finals as they both finished with seven points from three games.

Romania will take on Germany on Thursday afternoon before France face Spain later in the evening for a place in the final.


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