Leicester City confirm another new signing, brilliant and excellent
DATE: 21.06.2018 - THE CUNNING FOX - BLOG
Leicester City finally
confirmed the signing of James Maddison. The highly rated
midfielder had other options, and it is just brilliant and excellent
that he now is a fox
The 21 year old former Coventry City player had a great season at
Norwich and was part of the EFL Championship
team of the season. His scoring ratio with The Canaries is
highly impressive and he will bring on much needed skills at
Maddison scored 15 goals in the league and also had
assists. His free kicks are also accurate and dangerous, with
many of them converted to goals during last season.
The chase for Maddison was massive, with other clubs such as
Everton, West Ham and Southampton all being linked with the player.
A fee of £ 24 million is mentioned as the asking price, but
everything was confirmed as an undisclosed fee.
Maddison started his career with Coventry City. He made his first
team debut as a 17 year old, back in August 2014. The England U.21
international signed for Norwich City in 2016, but was loaned back
to Coventry City for the reminder of the season.
It was a not a straight forward line to the first team for the
teenager, who again went out on loan, this time to Aberdeen. To get
vital experience from the SPL was of course a right step for his
Maddison made his debut for Norwich on April 2017 and since then
been a key player at Carrow Road. His presence last season was
massive and he ended on a total of 44 league appearances, scoring 15
The signing of Maddison will give Claude Puel more options in
midfield, getting a type of player who can operate just behind the
forward, or in a central offensive midfield position. He will also
bring creativity to the midfield, which in a way has been lacking in
Maddison will join Jonny Evans and Ricardo Pereira in the line of
new signings this summer and all of them will be challenging for a
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