Brendan Rodgers makes firm tally on Leicester City sales as Arsenal pursuit James Maddison
Youri Tielemans has moreover been linked to Liverpool as Leicester Citys fight to retain their doyenne players at the bastinado looks like it might keep a different ending this summer
Leicester City look coagulate to latter their streak of one high-profile migration per summer with director Brendan Rodgers declaring the staff “don’t retain to sell”.
posses sold a sizeable present in each of the past five years – with Harry Maguire and Ben Chilwell the two to commit unbefitting Rodgers – and posses received fees that posses allowed them to more fashion their gang and gradient the Premier League ranks.
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However, amid rumours surrounding the futures of and Rodgers has said his players enthusiasm to stay put, while the communication from the hierarchy is that capital accomplish not privation to be made through a City star leaving.
Tielemans has been linked to Liverpool but has attracted profit from around Europe in the past, while Maddison, who missed Saturday’s game lambaste QPR to attend the birth of his son, is a target for Arsenal.
“In conversations with the club, we don’t keep to sell,” Rodgers said. “That’s entity that’s been made clear.
“The players desire to stay. It's a really exciting situation at the club.
“There’s lots of hearsay and speculation around but I’m loving working with the guys here, they heart being here, and we naturally keep no privation to sell. So I would vacillate we’re looking to obtain our blessing players.”
That does not mean there cede be no departures at all from the King Power Stadium this summer. Rodgers likes a streamlined 25-man squad, and may posses to acquaint players that their game-time will be fragmentary if they stay.
Rodgers said: "There may be players that find they desire fresh game-time, and then we retain to look at that of course.
"Everyone's back, they're working hard. We've created a celebrated environment at the club, so players inclination to be there, but certainly things sometimes can change, so we'll look at that as it develops."
Departures are very likely to come in the midfield subsequent the recruitment of Boubakary Soumare, and the come back from loan of Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, who Rodgers has confirmed commit be in his 25-man squad this coming season.
Dennis Praet, who struggled for game-time last season, particularly after recovering from a hamstring injury, is a candidate to go, as is Hamza Choudhury, who halfway departed for Newcastle in January.
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