Tottenham Hotspurs have reportedly shown interests in Leicester City midfielder James Maddison. Apparently, Antonio Conte is a huge fan of the midfielder and would love him at North London. Valued at 60m by Leicester City, Maddison’s price has reduced by 10m from last year.
Leicester City have struggled all season. They have lost the touch they had last season where they finished at 5th place. However, This season they have dropped points everywhere with players not up to the mark. James Maddison has been the standout performer for Leicester City this season and Tottenham are . In 28 Premier League appearances, He has scored 8 times and assisted 5 more times. He has also created eight big chances and average 1.3 key passes a game.
Tottenham are willing to bank on the midfielder as they have had several issues in their midfield. Giovani Lo Celso who was bought in the Summer for 55m has been disappointing. Lo Celso has not been able to utilize his chances at Tottenham and has found himself at Loan. According to reports, Tottenham are ready to part ways with the midfielder permanently in the Summer. Tottenham are likely to bring in Maddison to energize their midfield. However, They face stiff competition from their North London rivals Arsenal who have also shown interests in the mifielder.
James Maddison a good fit for Tottenham?
James Maddison has been the staple at Leicester City this season. While the whole team around him struggled all season, He has managed to be the shining ray of light at the other end. Tottenham should definitely go after the midfielder as he is very versatile and quick at his feet.
Moreover he has a lot of potential he is yet to realize. He is 25 years old at the moment and his best years are just ahead of him. Maddison could just be the difference for Tottenham aiming for top 4 and the Tottenham aiming for the title.
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