Leicester City star James Maddison is said to have requested for the opportunity to discuss a transfer to Manchester United in a face-to-face meeting with the club’s manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Maddison enjoyed a splendid debut campaign in the Premier League after moving from Norwich City to Leicester last summer, and he could now be on the move again.
The Independent recently linked the England Under-21 international strongly with the Red Devils in a potential £60million deal, and it makes sense that United would be after such a promising young creative player amid doubts over Paul Pogba’s future.
And it’s now surfaced that Maddison is keen to meet with United boss to ask about what his role at MUFC would be once he’s done with representing England at this summer’s Under-21 European Championships.
This information has come via Ian McGarry on the Transfer Window Podcast, as recorded in the tweet here from Utd Report:
James Maddison wants to be left alone until after the U21 EUROs. However, he has asked his representatives to tell #mufc he would like to meet Solskjær. He wants to ask face-to-face what his role/influence/position would be #mulive [@garbosj on @TransferPodcast]
— utdreport (@utdreport) June 19, 2019
This would surely be an interesting signing if the Red Devils could pull it off, with the 22-year-old fitting the bill as an impressive young player who seems right for Man Utd’s style of football.
Maddison has also been linked with Arsenal by the Mail, though the Gunners would clearly struggle to afford the player.
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