Brendan Rodgers target EPL forward as his first Leicester signing

    The newly appointed Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers intends to bolster his attack in the upcoming transfer session, according to the reports from England

    The former Celtic manager has replaced Claude Puel on the bench earlier this week after helping the Hoops to reach back-to-back Scottish Premiership titles.

    According to the British publication, Metro, Rodgers wants to make Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson his first acquisition at the King Power Stadium.

    With Jamie Vardy and Kelechi Iheanacho both struggling for consistency, the Foxes need a reliable centre-forward who can ensure goals coming on a regular basis.

    However, negotiating with the Cherries won’t be easy, especially considering the 27-year-old extended his contract before the start of the season.

    Chelsea and West Ham United tried to secure Wilson’s services in January, but their efforts have come a cropper.

    The England international reside at the highest place in Bournemouth’s hierarchy, and they have no intention of depriving themselves of his services unless an offer of £40m arrives.


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