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Leicester City set asking price for James Maddison

Leicester City set asking price for James Maddison

James Maddison news

Arsenal in for Maddison?

Leicester City have set their asking price for midfielder James Maddison amid the reported interest from Arsenal.

The England international struggled with a hip injury towards the end of last season, but still contributed 11 goals and 10 assists.

According to Sky Sports News, the Gunners are actively looking for a creative midfielder, and have their sights on Maddison.

Maddison has three years left on his contract, and it is reported that the Foxes won't sell him for less than £70m this summer.

The north London club are keeping their options. They are also looking at the possibility of re-signing Martin Odegaard.

Odegaard spent the back end of last season on loan from Real Madrid. Mikel Arteta remains open to a permanent agreement.

The Norway international is due to make a decision in the next few weeks. If he decides to leave, Madrid could demand £42.5m.

Arsenal have made three summer signings in Nuno Tavares, Albert Sambi Lokonga and Ben White for a combined £71 million.