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By Richard Cooke
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Leicester haven’t any have to be “unduly apprehensive” by Manchester United’s reported curiosity in James Maddison, based on former Foxes defender Matt Elliott.
The England midfielder is being closely linked with a transfer to Outdated Trafford, whereas defender Ben Chilwell is reported to be on the radar of a number of golf equipment.
“Sure after all it is important for any staff to maintain your finest gamers however I do not assume it is something that unduly worries the Leicester Metropolis supervisor and the board,” Elliott instructed Sky Sports activities Information.
“Maddison is a high class participant, after all he’s, however he is nonetheless within the growth stage and I do not assume he is in any mad rush to be leaving Leicester Metropolis.
“Who would? Even when the massive boys are available in and make big provides Leicester will not be in a scenario the place they should promote.
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“They’ve the monetary backing, they’ve the progress they’re making, they usually have the platform for the gamers to go and showcase themselves so I do not assume it is something that unduly worries Leicester Metropolis.
“And even when one, and even two, had been to go they present they’ve the reinforcements prepared to come back in.”
Leicester stay second within the Premier League and are by to the fourth spherical of the FA Cup however they’re fast precedence in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg towards Aston Villa, dwell on Sky Sports activities.
Elliott scored each objectives when Leicester beat Tranmere 2-1 to win the League Cup in 2000 and he thinks the cup competitions will proceed to offer important alternatives for the youthful gamers to impress Brendan Rodgers.
“This contemporary day crop are going onto massive issues, I believe that is fairly evident in how they’re taking part in,” he added.
“To be that includes in massive video games like that is a part of their growth however it’s one thing they will be capable to deal with.
“They’re nearly anticipating to be concerned in these showcase occasions and lengthy might it proceed sooner or later.
“A part of the development beneath Brendan Rodgers is to play in these massive video games whether or not it is within the Carabao Cup, the FA Cup, and who is aware of perhaps within the Champions League subsequent season.
“However with out getting forward of themselves I believe they will be extremely assured they’ll go on and attain the ultimate at the least after which see what occurs.”