Leicester City play down Liverpool and Tottenham interest in prosperous defender

first_imgLeicester City reportedly work to scare off the interest of Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur in their promising defender by tying the newly promoted England international down with a new improved contractOne of the greatest revelations of last season’s Premier League campaign, Ben Chilwell, has drawn the attention of EPL heavyweights after some glittering performance with the Foxes.The versatile defender has already accumulated 44 league appearances under Claude Puel, as he started all eight Leicester City’s matches in the English top flight this season.According to the British publication, Team Talk, the 2016 Premier League champions have bound the 21-year-old player with a new deal that will last until 2024.Chilwell himself was delighted to prolong his stay at the King Power Stadium.divock origi, liverpoolReport: Origi cause Klopp injury concerns George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Divock Origi injury in today’s game against Newcastle is a cause for concern for Jurgen Klopp.Perhaps with one eye on Tuesday’s trip to Italy…“Leicester’s always felt like the right place for me,” he said.“I’ve had fantastic support at every level since I arrived nine years ago and I’ve always felt opportunities would come if I continued to work hard. That’s a great feeling to have as a young player.“The club has really big, long-term plans and it’s really exciting to know that I’m going to be part of that. We’ve got a great squad with quite a youthful core so there’s a real opportunity for us to push on and achieve something together in the coming years.”A product of Leicester City youth academy, Chilwell has established himself as a first-choice left back and an integral part of the starting line-up ever since he returned from a brief loan spell with Huddersfield Town.last_img

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