Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has conceded that Manchester United could sign James Maddison if they meet the asking price for the Englishman.
The 22-year-old midfielder has been on the Red Devils’ radar for some time now. There were rumours that Solskjaer was interested in signing him this summer, but a deal seemed impossible knowing United signed Harry Maguire from the Foxes.
Talking about United’s chances of signing Maddison, Rodgers said,
“I’ve been fortunate that I’ve been at Liverpool where I understand the draw of that type of club.”
Adding: “Liverpool and Manchester United are two of the biggest clubs by far. There’s other great clubs, there’s big clubs, but those two, in terms of worldwide status, are above the other clubs.”
“There are other great clubs that are trying to catch them up but those two, in my experience, are a level above.”
“So whenever a player gets an opportunity to go to a club like that, to experience that type of pressure, that expectation – and of course there’ll be a financial side to it as well, let’s be real – that as a package in a short career is maybe something that is too hard to turn down.”
“I understand it, I get it.”