England legend Stuart Pearce has urged James Maddison to show down a big-money move to Manchester United in January.
Maddison had an impressive debut season in the Premier League with Leicester, notching up seven targets and 7 assists final time period, and the likes of United, Manchester City and Liverpool have all been linked with the gifted 22-year-old midfielder.
It’s understood United government vice-chairman Ed Woodward made an method for Maddison in June, however Leicester’s £80million asking value for the England worldwide put the Red Devils off a possible deal.
However, experiences declare that Maddison stays on United’s radar forward of the January transfer window, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer figuring out the teenager as his best midfielder goal over Christian Eriksen.
Former England and Nottingham Forest defender Pearce acknowledges that Maddison can be an ‘asset’ for a membership like United, however believes staying at Leicester can be the most suitable choice at this stage of his profession.
‘I think from his point of view at this moment in time, he’s working with a beautiful supervisor in Brendan Rodgers,’ Pearce informed Sky Sports’ The Debate.
‘I think it’s excellent for him to remain at Leicester. I wouldn’t counsel that he leaves Leicester for the time being.
‘He’s most likely began the season pretty much as good and as robust as he has ever been as a footballer.
‘For me I think he’s received to remain put.
‘Will he be an asset to different groups if he retains enhancing? Yes he will.
‘But I think at this moment in time, for his sake, he’s higher off at Leicester.’
Earlier this month, Maddison admitted that he has ambitions to play on the ‘highest level’ down the road.
‘I want to play at the highest level my ability will allow me to,’ he informed The Daily Mirror.
‘I like to think I’ve my head screwed on with the transfers I’ve made.
‘I’ve performed League One, in Scotland, the Championship and the Premier League. I labored my method up.’