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SportUnited match Leicester's £36m Tielemans bid

13:06  18 june  2019
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Tielemans heaps praise on Leicester ahead of possible permanent move

Tielemans heaps praise on Leicester ahead of possible permanent move AS Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans has heaped praise on Leicester City following his successful loan spell at the King Power Stadium last season. The 22-year-old enjoyed an impressive six-month loan spell with the Foxes last season, scoring three times in 13 appearances. Tielemans has been strongly linked with a permanent move to Leicester this summer as a result, with Manchester United and Tottenham also keen on the Belgian international. And

Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans is reportedly waiting for a bid from Manchester United before he decides on his future. The Belgian joined the Foxes on a six-month loan deal from AS Monaco in January and he has been a huge hit in the Premier League – contributing three goals and

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

United match Leicester's £36m Tielemans bid © David Rogers/Getty Images Sport Leicester City v Chelsea FC - Premier League

Youri Tielemans has been a primary target for Brendan Rodgers this summer following a successful loan spell during the second half of last season.

Rodgers is keen on keeping the Belgium midfielder on a permanent basis as he looks to try and push the Foxes into a European spot.

Leicester will feel hopeful about securing the signature of the 22-year-old after launching a £36 million bid, as well as the fact Tielemans has recently said it is ‘unlikely’ he will stay at Monaco.

While Rodgers would have been feeling hopeful, it appears Manchester United too are also very keen on signing the midfielder, according to reports from Belgium, cited by the Daily Star.

United and Spurs cool Tielemans interest

United and Spurs cool Tielemans interest Youri Tielemans had a very successful second half of the season with Leicester and has been attracting a lot of interest. However, according to Belgian outlet Het Laatste Nieuws, cited by Inside Futbol, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are not pushing to sign the 22-year-old this summer. According to the report, United have targets ahead of the youngster and he is further down the pecking order. The midfielder enjoyed the second half of last season at the King Power, featuring 13 times for the Foxes, scoring three goals and providing four assists.

Leicester vs Man United . So where could Tielemans go this summer? The 21-year-old Belgian international is under contract at Monaco until 2022. But have Man United actually made a bid for Tielemans ? That’ s been contested by the Telegraph’ s James Ducker. He’ s suggested that Man

MANCHESTER UNITED are considering a move for Youri Tielemans this summer. The 21-year-old has performed well on loan at Leicester City Tielemans is on a six-month loan at Leicester . But Belgian publication HLN understand a permanent move to King Power Stadium is far from a formality.

It is reported that United are keen on drafting in a new central midfielder, with the future of Paul Pogba still in doubt. The Frenchman told reporters in Tokyo recently that he could leave Old Trafford this summer:

“After this season and all that has happened, and it was my best season, I think it might be a good time for me to to take up a new challenge elsewhere. I think about that: a new challenge elsewhere.”

United match Leicester's £36m Tielemans bid © David Ramos/Getty Images Sport David Ramos/Getty Images Sport

With Pogba’s future at United looking like it’s coming to a close, it has been suggested that they themselves have also made a £36 million bid for Tielemans as a potential replacement.

However, according to the report, Leicester may still have an advantage by using Adrien Silva, who could go the opposite way as part of a deal.

Silva featured 15 times last season for Monaco on loan and the French club are interested in signing him permanently this summer too after their relegation battle in Ligue 1.

Leicester in talks with Monaco over permanent move for Tielemans.
Leicester City are in talks with AS Monaco over a permanent move for midfielder Youri Tielemans. The Belgium international impressed during his short loan spell with the Foxes, and is said to be keen on a permanent move to the King Power Stadium this summer. According to Sky Sports, Leicester are in talks with Monaco and discussions are said to be going well, but the deal is complicated by interest in Adrien Silva. The Portugal international was part of the loan swap deal that saw Tielemans move to Leicester, and Monaco are reportedly keen on signing the midfielder permanently, meaning the Foxes could use Silva as part of a player plus cash offer for Tielemans.

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