The Leicester City fans playing darts in The Transfer Tavern are discussing reports that the club’s star striker is to be offered a new deal by the club.
The Daily Mail is reporting that the 2nd placed side in the Premier League are set to sit down and hold talks with Jamie Vardy and offer him an £80,000 a week contract in a bid to beat off interest from both Chelsea and Manchester United.
Vardy has been in fine form for Leicester so far this season, and has played his part in a side that has exceeded everyone’s expectations to date. The striker has bagged 15 goals so far this season and finds himself joint top scorer in the Premier League so far this season.
Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri is adamant that none of his stars will leave the club this month, and will be delighted that the club are pressing on with offering Vardy a new deal.
The Leicester fans in The Transfer Tavern are delighted with the news that the club are looking to tie players down on longer deals, and look forward to watching the team push on during the second half of the season.
Our landlord believes Leicester’s only chance of landing European football are with both Vardy and Riyad Mahrez, so this deal is of significant important.
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