Ryan Bertrand is getting closer to Leicester day by day as transfer talk continues to intensify.
The latest reports in England suggest that Leicester City are linked with fresh move for Ryan Bertrand.
The England international joined Southampton from Chelsea for a fee in the region of 13.3 million euros in February 2015. The 31-year-old has a valid contract with Southampton until June.
This season, Bertrand has provided one assist in 34 appearances for Southampton.
The England international will turn 32 next season but still has a lot to offer at the top level.
Ryan Bertrand is set to be a man in demand in the summer transfer window, with a host of clubs queuing up to pursue his signature.
Brendan Rodgers wants to sign a new left-back and Bertrand is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. Rodgers is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him this summer.
The 31-year-old is a skilled left-back who can make a difference at both ends of the pitch. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.
According to the report, “Leicester City are being linked with a move for Southampton left back Ryan Bertrand, per Leicestershire Live. A statement from the Saints confirmed Bertrand is set to leave the club in the summer on the expiry of his contract. Several Premier League clubs could look to snap up the veteran defender, including Arsenal. Leicester have a long term interest in Bertrand, and were linked with a move in January 2020.”
TOP FOOTBALL TRANSFERS
The Foxws will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Ryan Bertrand to join the club.
Good signing for Leicester City?
The Premier League side need to add more depth to their defense and the 31-year-old would be a good signing.
A move to Leicester will be ideal for the 31-year-old at this point of his career.
Ryan Bertrand has all the skillset required to be a success story at Leicester City. Therefore, it makes sense for Brendan Rodgers to step up his attempts to bring the England left-back to Premier League side.
It will be interesting to see where the player ends up this summer.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.