Youri Tielemans: Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers cannot guarantee midfielder will stay at club

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers admits Youri Tielemans could leave the club and that he has to prepare for life without the midfielder.

Tielemans has been linked with a move to Arsenal as he enters the final 18 months of his contract.

The Foxes’ record signing, who joined from Monaco for £35m in 2019 after an initial loan spell, has excelled under Rodgers and scored the winner against Chelsea last May as Leicester won the FA Cup for the first time.


The club have been in contract talks with the Belgium international for months but are yet to strike a deal and Rodgers hinted Tielemans could leave.

He said: “He is at an age and at a stage in his contract where he has to ensure he looks at every option. I would love it to be here at Leicester, that is natural, but I understand it’s a very short career.

“For players it’s about ambition, the challenge and sometimes it’s about a different environment. We have seen it before many times.

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“Teams have won the Champions League and the player will move on. That’s the nature of it. For me, I can only worry about keeping improving him as a player, keeping him focused and letting everything else be taken care of.


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Title: Youri Tielemans: Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers cannot guarantee midfielder will stay at club
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Published Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 23:01:00 GMT

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