Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans seems set to depart the membership this summer season amid curiosity from Arsenal.
Fabrizio Romano confirmed to CaughtOffside that Arsenal will prioritise a transfer for Tielemans this summer season. The Belgian midfielder is out of contract subsequent 12 months, and Leicester might look to money in to keep away from dropping him on a free.
Leicester are additionally unable to strengthen their squad with out promoting any gamers, however in keeping with journalist Jordan Blackwell, no contact has been made as of but from Arsenal.
“The final time I checked, there had been no acquired from Leicester’s finish,” stated Blackwell, talking on The Arsenal Way podcast.
To keep away from different golf equipment swooping in, probably a Champions League membership, then Arsenal might need to think about making a transfer as quickly as doable. The worldwide break is now over, so we might see a bid within the coming days.
“I believe at this level Leicester would assume if he needs to go let’s get him out the door for an honest charge,” added Blackwell.
Together with his contract expiring subsequent summer season, Leicester look like seeking to offload the Belgian, as they don’t need him to depart on a free switch subsequent summer season.
“Leicester’s switch enterprise incoming smart, they want gross sales to be performed,” stated Blackwell.
If Leicester need to enhance their squad after a disappointing sale, then it seems they must sacrifice a participant comparable to Tielemans with a view to strengthen over areas. The Midlands membership aren’t capable of spend an excessive amount of cash until they obtain a major quantity via participant gross sales.
“From the Leicester viewpoint, they’re now ready for Arsenal or Tielemans to behave,” added Blackwell. If Tielemans is eager on a transfer to Arsenal, it is smart for Leicester to permit him to pursue this deal.