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04 Jun 2019 19:15:16
Hi ed

Last night there where a flurry of reports saying MU have approached Leicester for James Maddison, I have already asked you this question before to which you replied it was spurs showing interest. My question is has anything changed to your knowledge


{Ed002's Note - Sure there are clubs who are keen but I don’t see LC open to selling without a vast offer.}

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05 May 2019 15:19:17
Hi Ed, was just wondering if any clubs are looking at Ndidi. Cheers.

{Ed002's Note - Not as far as I know.}

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06 May 2019 19:03:57
Cheers Ed.

13 Apr 2019 07:17:43

Is anyone looking at James maddison?


{Ed002's Note - Spurs.}

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13 Apr 2019 09:52:57
Cheers ed.

14 Feb 2019 17:07:58
Gillingham have offered a contract to the experienced 34 year old Peter Whittingham after his release from Blackburn.

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28 Jan 2019 10:09:31
Aston Villa will bring in former Leicester defender Robert Huth to help with firs team affairs in the coaching department.

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10 Jan 2019 20:47:37
Leicester could break their transfer record by bringing in Villarreal midfielder Pablo Fornas. The 22 year old is keen on the challenge in England and could sign a four year deal.

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31 Oct 2018 21:17:33
OH Leuven are very close to signing experienced defender Robert Huth on a free transfer until the end of the season.

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28 Oct 2018 23:26:46
YNWA Leicester, terrible news, just terrible, words can't even describe it but at times like this football is shoved to a side and people come together, RIP to the 5 people on board that helicopter, it's tragic and my thoughts are with Leicester and the families of the victims.

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05 Aug 2018 21:31:38
Belgian side Genk are set to sign Leicester midfielder Nampalys Mendy for £5 million.

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05 Aug 2018 21:20:55
Leicester City have had a £9 million offer accepted for Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen.

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05 Aug 2018 17:26:31
Figured I'd try here as the united page seems to be very hectic. Ed have you any news on Maguire? Personally I can't see united paying anywhere near what's being said in the press for the player.

{Ed002's Note - He is not first choice.}

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05 Aug 2018 17:49:43
Thanks ed! That'll do for now, I'll start worrying more around Wednesday! if someone else hasn't been signed before then.

09 Aug 2018 08:42:39
Right ed officialy worried now any change on this one united targeting maguire or are there efforts elsewhere?

{Ed002's Note - Leicester provided a price (a very high one), if MU would like to buy the player they need to agree to paying it. At that time they haven't done so. As such, nothing has changed at this time.}

09 Aug 2018 09:01:47
Personally I would not pay a "very high price" for Maguire still plenty to prove for me definitely not what united need right now.

18 Jul 2018 21:48:56
Hi Eds

Have seen jahankbaksh has been linked to Leicester as mahrez replacement. Any truth in them do you know? Last player i saw mentioned was iago falque. Not sure if he was keen on the move back to England?


{Ed001's Note - the last I heard the Iranian lad was set for a move elsewhere, I forget where now. Falque was a target, I don't have a clue if he is interested in a move back to England or not though.}

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19 Jul 2018 07:13:14
No worries thanks Ed001.

{Ed001's Note - welcome mate.}

07 Jul 2018 19:18:57
Hello Ed's, do you know if there's any interest in Harry Maguire?

{Ed002's Note - When Arsenal started looking at Chris Smalling I did tell you that interest may leave with AW, but being English gives him an advantage and that Harry Maguire might be a better solution - and Arsenal opted for the tubby Greek Sokratis Papaoomowmow. I know HM scored today so the MOTD fever will be spreading. By the morning the Liverpool fans will have convinced themselves on Twitter that he is "nailed on". West Ham - there will be "bids gone in". But in reality, Leicester have no need to sell and probably won't even if there is interest.}

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08 Jul 2018 16:42:41
Thanks Ed, great work once again from you!

18 May 2018 09:07:52
shaquiri of stoke city is looking to move on with leicester reportedly readying a large move for the player to replace the outgoing riyad mahrez

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30 Jan 2018 15:20:54
Reading rumours from the Guardian that City want Mahrez. Could any of you eds perhaps confirm/ deny? :)

{Ed002's Note - I am not aware but will try and check.}

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30 Jan 2018 19:22:04
Ok, I'm looking forward to it! :)

{Ed002's Note - So (a) the transfer request was made prior to Manchester City showing interest with the intention of seeking a move to London. (b) Manchester City has approached Leicester. (c) An offer has been made that Leicester has said no to - and they have suggested they would sell if the offer were doubled.}

31 Jan 2018 11:23:51
Okay, thanks a lot for the detailed reply! Really hope they don't get him, however, I would love to see him at Chelsea ;)

27 Dec 2017 23:34:02
Ed002, possible to ask if any interest in Vardy or Mahrez?

{Ed002's Note - None and Spurs may have a residual interest.}

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09 Jan 2018 18:15:26
What clubs are interested in Mahrez and would LFC be open to see him leave in January.

{Ed002's Note - Possibly Arsenal and possibly Spurs but I don’t think he is first pick for either. For the right offer a move is possible.}

20 Oct 2017 22:04:03
Hi eds any insight into who is going to be the next manager at Leicester?

{Ed001's Note - last I heard was that they wanted Tuchel or Ancelotti.}

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22 Oct 2017 09:25:02
interesting cheers ed1, could you see either happening, I have always thought tuchel was a bit over hyped.

{Ed001's Note - both are out of work, both would be happy to manage in England, but Ancelotti would want too much money, in wages and to spend, I believe. It would not be a surprise if they just brought Pearson back though, odd as that is.}

06 Sep 2017 12:32:29
Hi eds,

Just wanted to pick your brains a bit. Apparently Adrien Silva's registration was 14 seconds too late according to Sky. Do you guys know what will happen now? Will he remain a Sporting player and move to Leicester in January, or will he be a Leicester player but unable to play for them until January? Or perhaps will FIFA make an exception (personally think that's unlikely)?

Also, just as an aside, what do you think of Adrien Silva as a player and will he be a good fit for Leicester/ the Premier League?

Appreciate that's a lot of questions, so thank you in advance :)

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06 Sep 2017 15:49:54
He is a Leicester player, but one who is unregistered. If it was getting close Leicester and Sporting should have asked for an extension but didn't. They will appeal and should win. Milan and Spurs dropped the interest they previously had, but he is certainly an adequate player. }.

06 Sep 2017 19:03:36
Thanks a lot, Ed, that clears things up. Have a good day :)

31 Aug 2017 21:33:43
Hi ed with the window coming to a close (thankfully) is it looking increasingly likely that Mahrez will remain with Leicester?


{Ed002's Note - not right now Dave.}

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01 Sep 2017 16:57:11
where do u expect him to end up?

31 Aug 2017 07:34:36
Hello eds,
Just seen on bbc that Mahrez has been allowed out of national camp with Algeria to finalise a move. Also they state Roma as an interested party who have now moved on.
So which team (s) interested in Mahrez?


{Ed001's Note - Roma are still interested and were still in negotiations last night, so I don't know if you have misread or the BBC are just wrong (again). They were the only team that were in talks when I went to bed last night but Arsenal and a couple of others are still interested, including Monaco. As I was in bed early to prepare for today, a lot could have changed I have to admit.}

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31 Aug 2017 07:47:19
BBC had an article saying Roma bid 32m, which was turned down and now they have moved on. They were probably wrong then ed1.

Also ed do you think Man United might look to him? Some outlets say we might but I don't think we are interested in taking him.


{Ed001's Note - last I heard from the player's side of things, he was pushing to make the move to Roma happen, which is why I would be very surprised if it was anyone else, despite the interest from elsewhere. He is really keen on playing for Roma, not sure why, hateful fans there who should have long ago been banned from European competition.

Man Utd is a very outside chance, Jose wants a wideman, but it was Perisic's ability to cover left back as well that made him so interesting. However Man Utd have had him watched a number of times, so it is not entirely out of the question.}

31 Aug 2017 07:48:24
Also ed1 which players are Leicester looking to bring in before the transfer deadline?


{Ed001's Note - centre back is their main priority and offloading a few, in particular Musa.}

31 Aug 2017 07:57:05
Thanks ed1.
I think they will land Evans for CB but I think they need a CM as well and I am quite surprised they haven't signed one yet and not linked to any as well ( I know they were in for Krychowiak)

{Ed001's Note - I would not be surprised if they turned to Mamadhou Sakho for the defence, as Citeh are likely to outdo them on Evans. They do need a centre mid, but I don't know who they are after, they might just have decided that they will be ok with Amartey moving into midfield, which is where he prefers to play, James, Ndidi and the other lad who is injured and his name completely escapes me right now. The one who was actually their first choice ahead of Kante but they couldn't get so brought him in afterwards instead.}

31 Aug 2017 08:06:44
Nampalys Mendy ed? If so I too had forgotten about him until reading your reply.

I just hope Evans doesn't sign for Citeh.


{Ed001's Note - that's the lad! Really good player, though Ndidi slotted straight in and made it easy to forget him.

It does seem the most likely as West Brom need a replacement and Pulis likes Mangala and Sakho. Sakho does not want to join West Brom.}

31 Aug 2017 08:15:41
No no ed1 I didn't mean to say in that way. It's just that he was only a couple games into the season and only starting to settle and then got a long term injury and hasn't played much if any.

{Ed001's Note - I know mate, but still you would have had every commentator and pundit constantly mentioning his name if Ndidi had not performed. That's what I was meaning. It would have been impossible to forget him.

By the way, what do you think of James? He certainly has quality, but I do not like the way he races out of the defensive set up to try and nick a ball and, when he fails (which he did every time I have seen them), just throws his arms up in the air and his head back leaving them shorthanded. It is a good few seconds before he gets his head back in the game, plenty of time to cost Leicester a goal.}

31 Aug 2017 09:02:23
Ed001 let's hope your right on Mahrez just got 33/ 1 to join Roma. What I will say though is I guarantee he joins someone else because I never win a bet. ever!

{Ed001's Note - I doubt he will go anywhere if not Roma. Having spoken to people at Leicester, they tell me nothing has changed, Roma's offer is the only one on the table and that is not acceptable to them.}

31 Aug 2017 10:53:42
I have not seen James play too much but I don't think he has the discipline to play in a two-man midfield as you pointed out.
Also I think the fact Kante played for them and was so good has been a hindrance for everyone. All the time they are compared to him which is criminal in my view and I think James tries too much to be like Kante due to all the media pressure (so do others but even more so James because he seems too eager to impress and also to secure a starting berth due to having not played for so long) .

While talking about Leicester's midfield it just got me thinking how many good options they still have. I just think they need a competent manager and they can be a threat to any side.


{Ed001's Note - shame they don't have one of those, Shakespeare might become one but he is clearly not one yet.}

31 Aug 2017 11:12:27
Sure sure ed1 Shakespeare might turn out to be an inspired choice but he just seems to be a yes man for the players. As an outsider looking in, he just looks like a guy to attend the press conference s and stand at the touchline. It just looks like the players can do whatever they like.

{Ed001's Note - that is exactly what he is. He is their mate and a nice guy that they like but he is not their boss yet. Hard to tell if he will develop the necessary management skills, but signs are not good.}

31 Aug 2017 13:13:22
Thanks ed.

{Ed001's Note - welcome mate.}


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