Leicester City may lose a star player without a fee next summer. Nevertheless, the Foxes are expected to be active during the January transfer window. That speculation exists in spite of the King Power club’s existing Championship prowess.
Despite sharing the main striker limelight with Jamie Vardy this season, Iheanacho has performed very well overall. Some fans and pundits obviously believe that the Nigeria international is a bit too good for the English second division. I would have to agree, although staying and playing a helpful role was always my preference for the former Manchester City man.
Iheanacho probably had the chance to go to another club in the summer, with Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest touted at one stage. If LCFC make it back to the Premier League for the subsequent campaign, they will have more chance of convincing their best players to remain at the club. With one-year left on the 27-year-old’s Leicester deal, major teams such as Inter Milan are said to be on standby.
Will Leicester City chairman Khun Top Srivaddhanaprabha back the Foxes in the initial transfer market of 2024?
Despite a roaring start to the 2023/24 campaign with style, finesse, goals, incredible depth and, most importantly, wins, Leicester may well add to their already potentially Championship-busting squad. According to an article from Leicestershire Live, Khun Top ‘is expected to’ invest in the LCFC roster once again. In recent preseasons, the Blue Army – myself included – were unimpressed at the minimal amount spent on playing personnel.
However, the running of Leicester City Football Club seems to be back as it should be now. So Foxes of Leicester would not be surprised to see one or two new recruits in the New Year, even if nobody crucial leaves. Within LCFC Live’s piece, they cite retired England footballer Carlton Palmer’s suggestion that the east Midlands side will bolster their ranks in January. Read more here.