According to a report from the Daily Express, Leicester City are plotting a £30 million move to land Bournemouth winger David Brooks and plan to beat Premier League giants Man United in the race for his signature.
The Red Devils, who are also in the hunt for Jadon Sancho, identified Brooks as a potential alternative – but the Foxes are now keen to spoil their plans and make a bid of their own for the Welshman.
Should City sign Brooks for £30 million?
Yes, he's brilliant
No, far too expensive
Indeed, as per the Express, Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers is in ‘pole position’ to entice the winger with a Premier League stay following Bournemouth’s relegation to the Championship.
The Cherries were unable to avoid last season’s final day swinging axe and Aston Villa stayed up instead, which has since resulted in a mass exodus from the south coast club.
As well as Callum Wilson, who is now being touted with a transfer to Spurs or Newcastle, Josh King and Brooks are also on the list of star players who could be set to leave the Vitality Stadium (Express).
The latter man, despite not featuring as regularly last season as he did in the 2018/2019 campaign, still managed to give left-back Christian Fuchs the runaround when Leicester last met Bournemouth in a 4-1 defeat.
Brooks won half of his duels up against the Austrian while completing the majority of his dribbles, as per SofaScore, giving Fuchs a tough afternoon.
Lauded as ‘brilliant’ by ex-boss Eddie Howe in an interview with Match of the Day, via The Football Faithful, Rodgers and co could certainly do worse in their bid to strengthen for next season.
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