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16:20  15 may  2019
16:20  15 may  2019 Source:

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Youri Marion A. Tielemans (born 7 May 1997) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Leicester City of the Premier League, on loan from Ligue 1 club Monaco

Leicester hoping to land Tielemans for €45m © Marc Atkins/Getty Images Sport Leicester City v Arsenal FC - Premier League

Leicester City are hoping to secure a deal to sign Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans for a fee in the region of €45m.

According to Calcio Mercato, Leicester want Monaco to lower their asking price to €45m in order for the club to sign him on a permanent basis.

Tielemans joined Leicester on loan from Monaco in January and thrived during the second-half of the season under the management of Brendan Rodgers, forming a good partnership in midfield with James Maddison.

Leicester hoping to land Tielemans for €45m © David Rogers/Getty Images Sport David Rogers/Getty Images Sport

The 22-year-old made 13 Premier League appearances for Leicester in midfield, scoring three and assisting four as he caught the eye for the Foxes.

He has also attracted attention from other Premier League clubs, with Champions League finalists Tottenham and Manchester United both reportedly interested in beating Leicester to striking a deal for Tielemans.

Leicester will be hoping that his short stint with the club convinces him to return to the King Power next season.

Adrien Silva to assess his options as Monaco loan ends.
Leicester City loanee Adrien Silva has revealed he will “take stock” and assess his options for next season after his short-term loan with AS Monaco came to an end. The midfielder was part of the loan swap deal that saw Youri Tielemans join Leicester until the end of the season in January, and Leicester were rumoured to be looking to use Silva in a deal to sign Tielemans permanently this summer. The Portugal international, however, revealed that he is now looking to “recharge” over the summer after helping Monaco avoid relegation this season, the Leicester Mercury report. “Another season ended this weekend.

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