Newcastle have improved their opening provide for James Maddison with a second bid of £50m for the Leicester midfielder.
Eddie Howe’s facet noticed a gap bid of £40m turned down by the Foxes, however have now returned with an elevated club-record proposal.
The bid exceeds the document charge Newcastle paid to signal Joelinton from Hoffeinheim in 2019, although – based on Sky Sports activities – falls wanting Leicester’s valuation believed to be within the area of £60m.
Brendan Rodgers dismissed Newcastle’s opening provide for Maddison on the weekend and claimed their preliminary proposal ‘would possibly simply cowl three-quarters of his left leg’.
“He’s nonetheless very a lot a participant right here. You see his efficiency, you see how pleased he’s and he’s not a participant we wish to promote,” Rodgers instructed BBC Radio Leicester following the Foxes’ 1-0 pleasant win over Sevilla on Sunday.
“It’s not for me to place valuations on the gamers, it’s not my facet, however which may simply cowl three-quarters of his left leg, that value. He’s a prime participant.”
Maddison – who has earned one cap for England – was named as Leicester’s Participant of the Season following a formidable 2021/22 marketing campaign. The midfielder scored 18 objectives in all competitions, the very best return of his profession to this point, and supplied an additional 12 assists.
The 25-year-old has made 171 appearances for Leicester since becoming a member of the membership from Norwich in 2018.
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