Norwich City are tracking Lorient star Alexis Claude-Maurice ahead of a potential swoop for the young forward this summer.

According to L’Equipe, Norwich, Frankfurt and Real Sociedad are all interested in a deal for the striker following his impressive performances this season for the French side.

The report claims that Lorient are willing to let him go for a fee in the region of €10m, which would be a club-record for Norwich if they were to push through a deal.

Stephen Pond/Getty Images Sport

Norwich’s current transfer record is held between three players, with Steven Naismith, Timm Klose and Ricky Van Wolfswinkel all reportedly joining the club for roughly £8.5m.

Claude-Maurice netted 14 goals for Lorient in Ligue 2 this season and is thought to be a very promising forward, at just 20-years-old.

Norwich are said to be “closely interested” in Claude-Maurice, which suggests that that they are ahead of Frankfurt and Sociedad in the race to land the Frenchman.

Should Norwich continue to sign young players or go for experience?

Young players