Crystal Palace wonderkid Zion Atta is attracting interest from across Europe.
Atta joined super agent Mino Raiola's stable in January.
Nice are understood to be in pole position to secure the England youth international, who is also eligible for Italy and Ivory Coast.
Palace have offered Atta a new scholarship and professional deal and would be entitled to compensation if he is tempted away.
They signed Atta from Millwall aged 13 for a guaranteed £60,000.
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