The 22-year-old is regarded as one of the best young midfielders in Europe and has attracted interest from several clubs.
But Liverpool, Chelsea and Madrid are believed to be the three teams looking to secure a deal this summer.
With Chelsea’s transfer plans hampered following the club’s restrictions imposed by Roman Abramovich’s sanction, Madrid and Liverpool appear in a stronger position to strike a deal in the upcoming transfer window.
But according to Marca, Liverpool could now have the advantage as Madrid have decided to delay their bid to sign Tchouameni for another season.
The report claims that Madrid, who won La Liga and could also win the Champions League if they beat Liverpool in the final on May 28, are happy with their current midfield options.
According to French TV channel Telefoot, Liverpool are also considered the front runners in signing Tchouameni.
Speaking about his future this week, the France international insisted he was in no rush to make a decision on his next move.
“I have a contract here until 2024 with an option until 2025. Let’s see what the future holds for me,” said Tchouameni.
“The transfer window is always a time when many things can happen.
“There’s my personal case, but there are cases for a lot of other players who aren’t under contract or maybe have desires elsewhere.”
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