Tottenham Hotspur preparing move for Leicester City star James Maddison

The Spurs are on the hunt for a midfielder, and James Maddison is a player who is thought to be on their radar.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Tottenham Hotspur are preparing move for Leicester City midfielder James Maddison.

The 26-year-old is one of his side’s most prized assets, with Transfermarkt valuing him at a whopping 55 million euros and his current deal not expiring until 2024.

The midfielder has managed 11 goal contributions across all competitions in the ongoing campaign.

James Maddison
James Maddison

He is considered to be one of the best midfielders in England. As a member of England national football team, Maddison won one cap.

His impressive performances this season have apparently caught the eye of some of Europe’s big clubs.

Antonio Conte is eager to add a midfielder to the squad. He wants an experienced player that can be a leader on and off the pitch for him. Maddison is a long-term target of Tottenham and could be a decent addition for Conte’s side.

Tottenham are desperate to make an impact in the winter transfer window.

Leicester City
Leicester City

The former Norwich City midfielder is a traditional number ten who will add creativity and technique in the final third for Antonio Conte’s side. His arrival would give Tottenham some much needed tactical flexibility.

According to the report, “Tottenham are seriously interested in signing Leicester City midfielder James Maddison. The creative and goalscoring no.10 is a long-term target for the North London club. That is according to football.london, with the source claiming that a January transfer is a possibility. Maddison is presently with the England squad, where he is recovering from a small knee injury to try and play some part in their World Cup campaign. Despite Spurs being very eager to secure Maddison, a move is not a certainty. Football.london’s Tottenham correspondent Alasdair Gold claims that an “astronomical bid” is needed to convince Leicester to sell.”

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Tottenham Hotspur will have to present a really enticing offer to bring Leicester City to the negotiating table. The Spurs have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.

Leicester is eager to keep the midfielder beyond the current campaign, but the player may look to take the next step in his career.

James Maddison ideal fit for Tottenham Hotspur?

Undoubtedly, he would be a fantastic recruit for Tottenham.

A move to Tottenham Hotspur will be ideal for the 26-year-old at this point of his career.

A midfielder of Maddison’s ceiling will be a massive addition to Tottenham squad as he will not only improve the overall quality of Antonio Conte’s starting XI but also add some stability and variety to his midfield department.

It will be interesting to see what happens when Tottenham Hotspur come calling for Maddison this winter.

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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.

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