Brendan Rodgers has instructed scouts to find a replacement for Ben Chilwell as Leicester chiefs develop resigned he will full a £50million switch away from the membership this summer season.
Pep Guardiola’s City checked out Chilwell over the summer season and are thought to be desirous about reigniting their curiosity given Benjamin Mendy’s struggles since arriving on the Etihad, whereas Frank Lampard views him as a long-term resolution at left-back for Chelsea.
Chelsea can’t make a transfer for the 22-year-old earlier than subsequent summer season due to a switch ban, whereas City are unlikely to push for a deal in January however Leicester are nonetheless making ready for all times past Chilwell, in accordance to The Sun.
While their scouts draw up a listing of potential recruits within the full-back position, one participant who may very well be focused in January is Bolton’s Ronan Darcy.
The 18-year-old attacker has impressed Leicester scouts and stays on their radar as they give the impression of being to strengthen their squad mid-season.
It’s been a powerful begin to the marketing campaign for the Foxes.
They sit fairly in third place within the Premier League forward of Sunday’s matches, though Arsenal and Chelsea may climb above them with wins over Bournemouth and Southampton.