Why Leicester don’t need to sign transfer linked defender

With Ryan Bennett proving himself a solid understudy or part of a three-man defence, Leicester City don’t need to sign Jannik Vestergaard.

Ryan Bennett stepped in for Leicester City in Saturday’s victory over Crystal Palace, as Ben Chilwell’s injury forced a switch at half-time. Bennett’s presence was noticeable during the game; he helped to silence Wilfried Zaha along with the powerful Christian Benteke.

The loanee Fox from Wolverhampton Wanderers was also statistically impressively: two successful interceptions, two tackles, one unsuccessful touch and one aerial contest won. Basically he dominated in his right-centre-back role in a three-man set-up.

Why Leicester City don’t need to sign Jannik Vestergaard

According to Goal, Leicester have “returned” for Southampton‘s Jannik Vestergaard. A ridiculously high seeming fee of £26 million is touted. Now, for obvious reasons – including not particularly rating the Danish centre-half – Foxes of Leicester are not keen on this deal being realised.

Especially for a debut performance, Bennett was superb versus the Eagles. FoL can only envisage him becoming more composed, confident and astute as well as offering a required pugnaciousness. Naturally he’d potential be required as a rotational asset for Europe next campaign.

Therefore the £5m pricetag on Wolves’ man is a much preferable option than trying to sign Vestergaard. That’s the amount mentioned by Birmingham Mail as they reported Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers‘ satisfaction with the former’s display.

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