Arsenal are interested in signing James Maddison from Leicester City, second Sky Sports.
Maddison is a product of the Coventry youth lineup, having crossed the ranks there and earned promotion to the first team in 2014. He joined Norwich City in January 2016 but returned to Coventry on loan for the rest of that. season, and spent the first half of the next on loan at Aberdeen. His title grew in tandem with his strong performance for the Canaries, and he quickly became a player in high demand. In 2018, he joined Leicester for a claimed figure of just over £ 20 million.
Arsenal are looking for an attacking midfielder following Martin Odegaard’s return to Real Madrid at the end of 2020-21, but are still keeping an eye on the Norwegian amid rumors that he is not yet sure he wants to stay in the Spanish capital. .
The problem with Maddison right now, from Arsenal’s point of view, is that Leicester don’t need to sell and there are still three years left to his contract. It is believed that an offer of at least £ 70 million is needed for the Foxes to even consider making a deal.