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Leicester are contemplating both Burnley’s James Tarkowski or Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake to interchange Harry Maguire as he verges on finishing his transfer to Manchester United, Sky Sports activities Information has been informed.
The Foxes have had casual conversations about each gamers with Burnley ready to do enterprise on Tarkowski.
Sky Sports activities Information understands Bournemouth are reluctant to let Ake go away as a result of he’s central to Eddie Howe’s plans this season.
Leicester have additionally been linked with Brighton’s Lewis Dunk however he’s not considered on their checklist of targets and Seagulls boss Graham Potter says he expects him to remain.
Sky Sports activities Information has been informed supervisor Brendan Rodgers desires to strengthen at centre-back, contemplating Caglar Soyuncu and Filip Benkovic are missing in Premier League expertise and he has considerations 35-year-old Wes Morgan won’t be able to play the variety of video games required.
However Leicester are involved they could must pay greater than they want for a brand new participant, so might but go into the brand new season with the 4 centre-backs they’ve – Jonny Evans, Soyuncu, Benkovic and Morgan – in the event that they really feel there may be not worth within the present market.
Tarkowski is anticipated to value over £40m – with a £50m launch clause current in his contract – whereas Ake might probably command a good increased charge.
Burnley are already planning their very own replacements ought to Tarkowski go away – chief amongst them the free agent Gary Cahill, who left Chelsea this summer time.
Leicester’s signing might be required to play in a equally expansive method to Maguire, and be snug on the ball. Rodgers is set to make use of gamers all through his defence who’re able to starting assaults from deep.
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