Brendan Rodgers has insisted that Wesley Fofana is ‘not on the market’ amid curiosity within the defender from Chelsea.
Fofana is a switch goal for the west Londoners as Thomas Tuchel appears to be like for defensive reinforcements earlier than the closure of the switch window, having seen each Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen depart on free transfers.
Leicester are beneath no stress to promote Fofana nevertheless, and have positioned a world-record valuation of between £80m-£85m on the 21-year-old.
The Frenchman is contracted to the Foxes till 2027 and is believed to be joyful on the King Energy Stadium, with Leicester boss Rodgers having once more reiterated that Fofana will not be on the market this summer season.
“Naturally, he’s a high expertise,” Rodgers advised BBC Radio Leicester. “He’s not on the market. He nonetheless has numerous enhancements to make. He’s very joyful right here, he actually enjoys being right here.
“Naturally he’ll appeal to the curiosity of different golf equipment. Our job, in not signing anybody to date, is to no less than hold the gamers we now have. I do know that’s the intention of the membership.”
Regardless of Rodgers’ public stance a record-breaking provide could be tough to show down for Leicester, who’re but to make a signing to date this summer season. Rodgers beforehand insisted that Ben Chilwell was not on the market in 2020, earlier than accepting a £45m provide from Chelsea for the England left-back.
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