The France international has joined Nancy in 2013. The 18-year-old has a valid contract with Nancy until June 2019.
Faitout Maouassa has scored four goals and provided three assists in 24 games for Nancy, including three goals and provided three assists in 19 games in all competitions this season.
The France international has been in impressive form for Nancy this season.
Faitout Maouassa has represented France at Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 and Under-20 level, winning 41 caps and scoring three goals.
Christian Gourcuff has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players in France.
The France international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of player Christian Gourcuff wants to target in the summer transfer window.
The France international would be a versatile addition for the Rennes, having featured at left-back, left-midfield and in a left-wing role.
Sevilla, Hamburg and Lille are apparently trailing Rennes in the pursuit of Nancy prodigy Faitout Maouassa.
According to the report in France Media, there are 99% that Maouassa will sign with Renness after his medical.