Leicester City hope to beat Premier League clubs for Bristol City striker Nicky Maynard.

The Daily Express says Sven Goran Eriksson is preparing a £3million bid for Bristol City striker Maynard.

Leicester manager Eriksson has earmarked Maynard as a top target this summer and will test the Robins' resolve with a firm offer.

Liverpool and Everton are watching the prolific forward.

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