Leicester City interested in signing Wales striker Hal Robson-Kanu

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Wales striker Hal Robson-Kanu entered Euro 2016 as a free agent after being released by Reading, but following his heroics against Belgium last Friday, there's no doubt he will be snatched up by another club soon enough.

Alongside the likes of Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey, Robson-Kanu has enjoyed a fine tournament in France and his fair share of the spotlight.

In three appearances and 206 minutes worth of football, the Welshman has scored twice and now finds himself the subject of interest from "around the world", namely the Premier League.


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So much so that Robson-Kanu could be playing Champions League football next season.

That's right, an ex-Reading forward and free agent could feature amongst the world's greatest players in Europe's elite competition next term.

According to Sky Sports, Premier League champions Leicester City are one of four top-flight clubs interested in signing Robson-Kanu.

The Foxes' head of recruitment, Steve Walsh, has reportedly watched Wales on two occasions during Euro 2016.

And it's no wonder they're interested in signing him after the 27-year-old scored a breathtaking goal against Belgium.

From Ramsey's cross into the 18-yard box, Robson-Kanu beautifully Cruyff turned past two defenders and slotted past Thibaut Courtois emphatically.

The striker claims his representative is very busy dealing with offers.

He said: "Yeah he is! It's one of those things, it's quite a unique position but as a player my focus is on the next game and we're taking it seriously. That will look after itself."

Speaking to BBC Sport, he also claimed that offers are coming in thick and fast from "around the world".

"I had offers before the tournament - good offers from good, progressive clubs - but I made a decision to wait," Robson-Kanu added.

"I made a decision to run my contract at Reading down. I've been there 12 years, given a lot of service and felt it was the best decision for myself and my career. It's probably one of the best decisions of my life.

"I've made no secret of my desire to play in the Premier League and if that's the best place for me then I'll be there."

Robson-Kanu will only hope Wales' Euro 2016 dream continues when they face Portugal in the semi-final on Wednesday.

After finishing top of Group B above rivals England, Chris Coleman's side have beaten Northern Ireland in the last 16 and Belgium in the quarter-finals.

Portugal are favourites heading into the clash, of course, but as proven by Iceland and Italy in their respective last 16 wins over England and Spain, anything is possible.

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