St. Etienne centre back Kurt Zouma

Inter Milan have joined an epic race with a number of Premier League clubs to sign Saint-Etienne centre back, Kurt Zouma, who is regarded as one of the brightest young prospects in France, reports Talk Sport.

Zouma, who signed his first professional contract with Saint-Etienne in April 2011, has played 57 times, scoring four goals for the French outfit. He was also part of the team who won the French Cup last season, beating Rennes in the final 1-0.

Clubs such as Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool are the English clubs keeping an eye on this promising young defender.