Leicester Metropolis open contract talks with midfield sensation
Leicester City has reportedly started contract negotiations with midfielder Youri Tielemans that would earn him a whopping £ 100,000 a week.
The 23-year-old Tielemans joined Leicester City in 2019, initially on a six-month loan before finalizing his £ 40.5m move the following summer, according to Transfermarkt.
Since arriving, the talented Belgian has appeared in 86 games and has been directly involved in 30 goals in all competitions.
After another great campaign in which the foxes once again fought for a big place in the Champions League, Tielemans is facing a new deal.
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The 23-year-old’s current contract is expected to expire in summer 2023. According to the Daily Mail, the Foxes hierarchy is keen that he dedicate his long term future to the club.
According to the report, the club’s decision-makers are set to offer their Belgian midfielder a deal that would earn him £ 100,000 a week.
Should Tielemans sign on the dotted line, his new contract would make him one of the club’s highest-paid players alongside club legend Jamie Vardy.