- Current club: Leicester City
- Date of Birth: 26 January 1973
- Birthplace: Carnlough, Carnlough, Northern Ireland
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Brendan Rodgers gives verdict on Ayoze Perez's debut and Leicester City's transfer business so far
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Leicester City have agreed a club record fee to sign Youri Tielemans from AS Monaco. The French club and the Foxes agreed a £40 million transfer fee for the 22-year-old Belgian international midfielder, and likely completes Leicester City's transfer activity for the summer.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is hoping to sign Man City defender Danilo this summer, but only if a transfer deal that would see Harry Maguire leave the Foxes for Man Utd is completed. Danilo played 34 times for City since his arrival at the Etihad in 2017 and it is understood that manager Pep Guardiola is ready to sell the defender for a fee of around £28 million.
Leicester City have agreed a shock move to sign Newcastle United forward Ayoze Perez for a fee of £30 million. The Spanish forward, 25, has been with the Toon Army since 2014 and played in almost 200 games for the club.
Manchester United have reportedly proposed a player-plus-cash deal to Leicester City as they seek to secure the signature of Harry Maguire this summer.
Arsenal, Leicester City, Manchester United and Tottenham will do battle this summer to sign Belgian international starlet Youri Tielemans from Monaco. The impressive midfielder reversed Leicester City's fortunes last season when joining on loan in January and has now emerged as one of Europe's top transfer targets this summer.
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers is keen on pursuing the services of Daniel Sturridge when his contract with Liverpool expires at the end of the season
According to the Daily Express, Arsenal are desperate to make a move for James Maddison of Leicester City and the club are ready to spend £30 million to secure his coveted signature. The young Englishman, formerly of Norwich City, is one of the best talents in the Premier League and has been in good form so far this campaign.
Leicester City are surprise candidates to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson this summer, as the right-back looks set to leave the Gunners in search of pastures new. According to reports, Jenkinson and Arsenal have yet to agree terms on a new contract with the player's contract set to expire on 1st July 2019.
Arsenal have made Kieran Tierney their primary transfer target for the summer transfer window, with the Celtic and Scotland international left-back seen as a long-term replacement for Nacho Monreal. Tierney, 21, has three years remaining on his contract at Parkhead and is very highly rated in his homeland.
Leicester City captain Wes Morgan has signed a new contract with the Foxes until 2020. The defender, who helped lift the Premier League title for his club, played in his 700th game against Burnley last weekend. Morgan has agreed to stay on for another season under new manager Brendan Rodgers.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery is understood to hold a keen interest in signing Kieran Tierney from Celtic at the end of the campaign.
Liverpool are likely to loan out Harry Wilson to a Premier League club next term in order to enhance his prospects of regular gametime at the highest level.
Highly rated American international Timothy Weah has left Paris St Germain for a stint with Scottish giants Celtic. The attacking midfielder, who is comfortable also playing as a striker, has been coveted by many of Europe's top sides but has elected to move to the United Kingdom to continue his development.
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is a surprise managerial target for Aston Villa. Having fired coach Steve Bruce just last week, the Villans are on the look out for a replacement as soon as possible and after a dip in form at the Scottish club several news outlets have linked Rodgers with a move back to England.
Moussa Dembele has told reporters that he has no regrets for deciding to leave Scottish champions Celtic in favour of a move to Ligue 1 with Lyon. Dembele had turned to Twitter to share his frustrations after a transfer fell through during the summer. Dembele later had his way and completed a transfer to Lyon until 2023.
Wantaway French striker Moussa Dembele has completed a transfer deadline day move from Celtic to Lyon. The striker had been very vocal on Twitter in recent times after the Scottish club rejected initial transfer offers from Ligue 1 side Lyon throughout the month of August.
Celtic striker Moussa Dembele will not play a part in the Scottish Champions' game this weekend, after a move to French club Lyon had been blocked by his club. The talented forward had been hoping to make a move to Ligue 1 after Lyon had a 35 million euro transfer offer rejected for the player.
Liverpool player James Milner has revealed that former manager Brendan Rodgers was one of the main reasons he joined the Reds.
Scottish champions Celtic have confirmed that numerous teams have made a bid for Belgium international Dedryck Boyata. The club have also distanced themselves with talk of an exit for the player, insisting the centre-back will be staying put for now.
Leicester City are reportedly considering the dismissal of manager Claude Puel with Celtic's Brendan Rodgers identified as a probable replacement.