Negotiations between Arsenal and Leicester City over James Maddison deal appear in positive vibes, with Mikel Arteta’s side believed they can strike the deal before the end of the summer, according to reports.
The 24-year-old playmaker has been subject interest from Mikel Arteta, who is keen to strengthen his squad further following the arrival of Ben White, Albert Sambi Lokonga and Nuno Tavares.
In order to secure their primary target for No. 10 role, club technical director Edu Gasper has been started hold talks with Leicester since towards the end of the last month.
AFCBELL, who confirmed Mikel Arteta’s side have opened talks with Leicester over the possibility of signing James Maddison, now furthermore provided an update regarding the speculation.
The reports confirmed this morning that, Arsenal have held talks with Leicester City over a number of potential deal combinations for James Maddison, and though there’s no breakthrough yet, there are positive signs.
The reports furthermore claimed the Gunners have launch £50milion during the opening stage of discussion, but it was rejected as Leicester demanding at least £60million before start any negotiations concerning the deal.
Meanwhile, Joe Willock is on verge to completing a sensational £25m move to Newcastle United. As a result of that Mikel Arteta budget for transfer will improve and will boost his hope of secure main target especially James Maddison before the window close later this month.
Also reports by Sky Sport, claimed last week that the Englishman is open to a move to Arsenal this summer, despite the fact that Leicester City qualified for European competitions last season.
Maddison, who scored 27 goals with additional 18 assists in 118 appearances since joining Leicester from Norwich in 2018 for a fee in the region of £20m, played a key role in the Foxes Community Shield win over Manchester City on Sunday evening.