The £45million Premier League star who has been a Manchester United target in recent years is a Manchester United fan after wearing the shirt as a child.
Manchester United are reportedly involved in signing James Maddison from Leicester City at the end of the season. And the Red Devils will be well bolstered by the fact. That the England international grew up supporting the UFABET club. Ten Hag wants to strengthen his squad. Moving to Old Trafford is therefore something that cannot be overlooked.
Manchester United know they need reinforcements in midfield. If they want to challenge the likes of Manchester City and Arsenal for the Premier League title next season, Maddison is one player on their radar as a creative midfielder. Earlier this week, news emerged that Leicester City were willing to let the 26-year-old star leave this summer. regardless of whether they survive relegation in the Premier League or not.
The Foxes have put a £45m price tag on the England international, who has scored nine goals and provided eight assists in the top-flight so far, and United will have further encouragement from the youngster’s photo. Back in 2019, a photo emerged showing Maddison wearing a Manchester United shirt as a child. The midfielder wore the kit from his treble-winning season in 1999 in the clip as he played for Coventry’s Academy. And another picture shows Maddison wearing a Man City shirt. united white as well which seems to belong to the 2002/2003 season.
The playmaker also confirmed himself earlier in 2019 when he was asked who his childhood hero was. He replied : “Uh uh Cristiano, I’m a Manchester United fan.” Ten Hag only needs players who are fully committed to the goal. While he looked at Man City United will challenge for the biggest trophy in the near future. And Maddison, as someone who has always been loyal to the Red Devils, would fall into that category.
The Leicester City star has previously been linked with a move to Manchester United. United during the years under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in charge, yet the Red Devils never made an offer. Instead, they opted to go for deals with the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Donny van de Beek. Maddison was not the only player United were interested in at the time. Ten Hag is currently on the lookout for a new right-back as well. Although Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Diogo Dalot have performed quite well this season. But the link to Jeremy Frimpong has continued due to his outstanding form with Bayer. Leverkusen
other midfield Also on United’s radar are Ryan Krafenberg, Frenkie de Jong and Declan Rice and they are also interested in strikers Harry Kane and Victor Osim. Hen, with Vout Wakehorst expected to return to Burnley , while Ten Hag is keeping an eye on Maddison . Ham United have urged the Leicester playmaker to join Newcastle instead.