Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is enjoying James Maddison’s current form at the King Power Stadium, because he knows he might not be there for a long period of time.
The 22-year-old Maddison, who created more chances than any other Premier League player last season and was called up to the senior England squad for their most recent qualifiers against Bulgaria and Kosovo this month, could leave the side in the near future. And manager Brendan Rodgers knows that’s a reality they will simply have to face at some point.
“In a player’s career, there will always be that temptation,” Rodgers said, when asked about the future of the star playmaker. “But this is a club that doesn’t want to sell their best players. Of course, if there’s a valuation met which the club perceives the player to be worth then there will be a discussion.”
The midfielder’s performances have made him for several top clubs. It is believed that Manchester United are the most interested side, as they want to partner Maddison with another former Leicester star in Harry Maguire. The Red Devils bought the world-class defender for a £80m transfer fee in the summer.
Maddison has scored seven goals in 40 career appeareances for The Foxes. He joined Leicester from Norwich City before the start of the 2018-19 season.