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Manchester United tipped to beat Liverpool to cut-price Leicester City transfer
Youri Tielemans could leave Leicester City this summer with growing interest from Premier League giantsTielemans has been the subject of interest from Liverpool and Manchester United in recent months, with Arsenal also tipped to make a move. Even Spanish giants Real Madrid are said to be keeping a close eye on developments as they view the 24-year-old as a possible Toni Kroos replacement.
Good morning and welcome to our Leicester City coverage on Sunday, April 17. Here's a round-up of the latest headlines as the Foxes prepare to face Newcastle United in the Premier League.
Arsenal hold transfer 'meeting with agent' over Tielemans
Arsenal have reportedly met with the agent of Youri Tielemans as speculation over the Leicester City midfielder’s future continues to rage.
TheFA Cup match-winner could leave the King Power Stadium, either this summer for a fee or next summer for free when his contract expires. Talks have been held over a new City deal, but to no avail.
Reports in February claimedhad although Brendan Rodgers Last month, Tielemans but not had not made a decision about his future.
Medical team handed Jamie Vardy task as Leicester City linked with Bundesliga's fastest player
The latest Leicester City headlines, including a further setback for Jamie Vardy, Rodgers' thoughts on Noni Madueke, how the club are helping Wesley Fofana, and links to Jeremiah St. JusteThe number nine has been dealing with a knee problem since the 1-0 win over Leeds a month ago, which was just his second game back from a long hamstring issue. But while it was expected he would now be close to a comeback, manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed he still has pain in his knee ligament.
Rodgers could buck European trend with XI vs Newcastle
Leicester City return to Premier League action against Newcastle United on Sunday following their fabulous European victory over PSV Eindhoven.
Thescored two late goals, through James Maddison and Ricardo Pereira, to come from behind and win 2-1 at the home of the Dutch giants. There is far less riding on the clash with Newcastle, who are virtually safe after pulling clear of the drop zone under Eddie Howe. Due to their three games in hand on West Ham United and Wolves, could still push for a European place via the league, but their current position of ninth looks to be a more likely finish.
Brendan Rodgers found a piece to solve his Leicester City puzzle but rethink may still be needed
A look at the decision to opt for Youri Tielemans in the deeper midfield role against PSV, the impact that had on City's performance, and whether it needs to change in EindhovenRodgers admitted he had a dilemma in finding a player to fit the deepest midfield position against PSV Eindhoven with neither the injured Wilfred Ndidi nor ineligible Papy Mendy to choose from, and with none of the remaining players perfect for the role.
However, the remaining Premier League games do offerplayers the chance to play themselves into his plans for the Europa Conference League semi-final against Jose Mourinho’s Roma later this month, and hopefully the final in the Albanian capital of Tirana against either Feyenoord or Marseille.
City may already have the next Vardy in their ranks
While Jamie Vardy still feels ten years younger than he actually is, it may not be too long before Leicester City have to have a serious look at replacing him.
A fully-fitis still among the best Premier League strikers on his day, his record of 10 goals in 18 Premier League appearances this season proves exactly that.
But now is a better time than any to start the hunt for his replacement, and that could start closer to home than many would expect.need only look to their under-18s.
Leicester 2-1 Crystal Palace: Foxes edge past Palace at the King Power
Dewsbury-Hall's first Premier League goal came after a sublime assist for Lookman’s opener for the Foxes.Dewsbury-Hall’s first Premier League goal came after a sublime assist for Lookman’s opener to give the Foxes the perfect preparation for Thursday’s trip to PSV.
European success leads to fixture changes
Leicester City's upcoming matches against Tottenham Hotspur and Everton have been rearranged.
The trip to, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 30, will now take place on Sunday, May 1 with a new kick-off time of 2pm BST. Similarly, the visit of to the will now be played on Sunday, May 8 instead of Saturday, May 7 as originally scheduled.
Both changes have come about as a result of City's Europa Conference League semi-final ties against Roma, which are due to be played on Thursday, April 28 and Thursday, May 6.
Darwin Nunez, Youri Tielemans: 10 Arsenal transfers Mikel Arteta could complete this summer .
Technical director Edu will be a busy man in the summer transfer window as Arsenal look to sign a number of new playersSeveral players have contracts that are expiring in June, with the likes of Alexandre Lacazette, Eddie Nketiah and Mohamed Elneny all expected to leave, along with other players including Matteo Guendouzi, Lucas Torreira and Konstantinos Mavropanos.