Football NewsLeicester City are desperate to keep their defender Wesley Fofana
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Leicester City manager confirmed that the Foxes had received two offers from the Blues for the Frenchman, both of which were nowhere near the defender’s club estimate.


What did Rodgers say about Wesley Fofana?

The Frenchman has established himself as one of Europe’s most promising defenders since joining the Foxes from Saint-Étienne back in October 2020. This summer, Wesley Fofana is attracting some serious attention from the Blues, who are looking to strengthen their backline following the departures of Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rüdiger. The Frenchman seemed to hint that he was engrossed in the move earlier this month by removing any mention of Lester from his social media bios, as well as posting the cryptic story on IG.

Speaking ahead of PL the Foxes’ meeting with the Gunners on Saturday, Brendan Rodgers confirmed that Chelsea had submitted a couple of offers for Wesley Fofana. The Leicester City manager said there were two, but nowhere as the club believes. According to Rodgers, they don’t want to sell. Naturally, if there is interest from other clubs, the club looks at it. Wesley Fofana is the best young defender and there are not too many around his age.

The head coach was also interested in whether the speculation linking the player to the departure affects the rest of the squad. Brendan Rodgers added that this could affect the entire band if not managed. They have to follow the ball. But everyone is focused on doing their best for Leicester City. For Fofana himself, they communicate openly with him. Another year for him at Leicester at least would be really important for his development. Fofana is quite calm about the situation. Wesley Fofana knows the interest and he just keeps going.


Will the blues sign Wesley?

The Foxes are under little pressure to sell the Frenchman as he wrote new terms before the summer of 2027 back in March. Having said that if Wesley actively campaigns for a move away from King Power Stadium, Leicester City might be tempted to cash in to fund its own summer renovation.

The Foxes are the only team in Europe’s five major leagues not to have signed this transfer window and Brendan recently acknowledged that players would need to be sold before they could invest in the squad. The Blues have already signed two defenders this summer, Kalidou Koulibaly and Marc Cucurella, while Cesar Azpilicueta has also ended speculation linking him to Barca, signing a new deal last week.