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Brendan Rodgers braced for January curiosity in James Maddison

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Leicester Metropolis supervisor Brendan Rodgers has admitted he’s anticipating curiosity in midfielder James Maddison in January.

The 25-year-old has been among the many Premier League’s high performers this season, racking up 5 objectives and two assists in seven appearances this season, sustaining the red-hot kind that noticed him finish the earlier marketing campaign with 4 objectives and three assists in his remaining 4 video games.

Maddison, who stays out of the England setup, is approaching the ultimate 18 months of his contract with Leicester, and whereas the Foxes try to tie him all the way down to a brand new deal, there are many sides interested by luring the playmaker away.

Tottenham are long-term admirers whereas 90min understands that Newcastle are able to pursue a double swoop for each Maddison and Leicester teammate Youri Tielemans, whose contract is up in the summertime.

Requested about potential January curiosity in Maddison, Rodgers conceded: “I’d suppose [there would be].

“My job is to educate him every single day and make him one of the best he may be. It is solely pure you need your best possible gamers to be right here, and we maintain saying that, however we maintain dropping them. He is by no means a participant you’d wish to lose.

“The fantastic thing about James, and it is the identical with this England situation, is that it hasn’t affected him. That is the place you see the extent of maturity.

“What we have seen up to now is, sadly, gamers are linked with all kinds of golf equipment as a result of an agent has to create a market, after which when it would not come off, you see the participant dissatisfied. It is by no means been like that, and James has been linked with a great deal of golf equipment. However he is a realist.

“He additionally is aware of he is in an excellent place to develop and study, and he is aware of he can deal with day-to-day life and enhance. What might be sooner or later might be, however it should solely be on the again of enjoying nicely.”

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