Sunday is a day for transfer rumours and in the headlines today talks are about a possible Claudio Ranieri raid on current and previous Leicester City players.
Jose Mourinho has lost interest in Harry Maguire and is expected to go after another England defender, Brighton & Hove Albion’s Lewis Dunk.
Phil Jones is not a certainty in the Manchester United defense, with Leicester City being lined up as a possible new destination. The problem with Jones is his injury record, but fully fit would be the ideal partner alongside Harry Maguire.
The recent rumour about Claudio and his possible raid on players at Leicester City could be true, but it’s more likely that Danny Drinkwater will rejoin his former boss. Ranieri has no special track record of going back to resign his former players, but this time, returning to the Premier League trying to rescue a club in danger of falling out, he might be tempted to do just that.
A number of his former pupils are out of contract at Leicester City in the summer, and don’t be surprised to see the names of Christian Fuchs, Yohan Benalouane, Danny Simpson and maybe Wes Morgan linked with a move to Craven Cottage.
Robert Huth, currently without a club, and hopefully making some type of progress after surgery, could be a player who could be tempted to make a comeback under Claudio, as he helped his former boss heavily during his days at Leicester City. Huth has allready been linked with a possible move to Craven Cottage as he is a free agent and can go straight into action if he is fit and ready.
The name Joao Mario is turning up more and more as a Leicester City target and is now rated “hot”, the first to be, running into the new transfer window period. Mario came on as a late sub for his Portugal in the Nations League 0-0 draw v. Italy.
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