Liverpool or Manchester United could be ‘too hard to turn down’ for ex-City ace
- Credit: PA Archive/PA Images
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers admits the Foxes could struggle to keep James Maddison out of the clutches of Liverpool or Manchester United.
Leicester managed to keep hold of ex-Norwich City playmaker Maddison despite the 22-year-old being linked with a £60m move to Old Trafford in the summer.
However, Rodgers concedes that any future approach could be difficult to turn down for the player.
The Canaries will be interested observers given the club negotiated a 15 percent sell-on fee on any profit the Foxes make on the £25m they paid City last summer.
"I've been fortunate that I've been at Liverpool where I understand the draw of that type of club," said Rodgers. "Liverpool and Manchester United are two of the biggest clubs by far.
MORE: Leitner fit to join in training"There's other great clubs, there's big clubs, but those two, in terms of worldwide status, are above the other clubs.
You may also want to watch:
"Whenever a player gets an opportunity to go to a club like that, to experience that type of pressure, that expectation - and of course there'll be a financial side to it as well, let's be real - that as a package in a short career is maybe something that is too hard to turn down.
"I understand it, I get it."
- 1 12 police vehicles called to 'very serious' crash in west Norfolk
- 2 Two Norfolk hotels named among the best in the country
- 3 Man dies following crash between tractor and car
- 4 Pedestrian dies following collision with a bus on A146
- 5 Mum pays tribute to 'everyone's sunshine' Kaiden, eight
- 6 'How can they do this to mum' - Anger as 87-year-old dumped at care home
- 7 Norfolk teacher, preacher and scout leader indecently assaulted four boys
- 8 Road in west Norfolk still closed seven hours after 'very serious' crash
- 9 The top-rated McDonald's in Norfolk according to Tripadvisor
- 10 Fourteen green spaces in Norfolk named among best in UK