The Sun says Young, 18, has been to the Foxes for training and talks — and his dream move may be sorted out this week.
The 6ft 4in Pools wonderkid almost joined Chelsea last season.
He has been with England's youth set-up while spending time on loan at Blyth Spartans.
But a deal with the Foxes is close.
Sunderland-born Young came through the youth academy at National League-leaders Hartlepool to earn his pro contract at Victoria Park.
He would likely link up with Steve Beaglehole's Under-23s set-up at Leicester.
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