Leicester City set to bank whopping £147m as Manchester United transfer mission revealed #PremierLeague

Leicester City set to bank whopping £147m as Manchester United transfer mission revealed




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City’s sister club handed promotion

Leicester City’s sister club OH Leuven have been promoted after the Belgian top division was increased to 18 teams.

Leuven host Beerschot-Wilrijk this Sunday in what was scheduled to be the second leg of a promotion play-off.

But following a curtailment of the season, and the potential legal challenges surrounding that, the Pro League General Assembly have increased the number of sides in the top flight from 16 to 18, with no clubs relegated and with Leuven and Beerschot both promoted.

This is the first time Leuven will have been in the top flight since King Power’s takeover, the club last battling it out with Anderlecht, Standard Liege, and the country’s other biggest teams in 2016.

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Why Vardy is like Carlos Tevez and where Mendy leads the way

When it comes to Leicester City training sessions, Papy Mendy and Jamie Vardy are the opposite ends of the scale, Jonny Evans has said.

While the Northern Ireland centre-back picked out Mendy as the club’s hardest worker at Belvoir Drive, Vardy ranks towards the bottom.

Asked by his former Manchester United team-mate Wes Brown whether Vardy was the best trainer at City, Evans replied: “No, he’s the worst!”

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Revealed: How Man United tried to lure Maddison away from City

Marcus Rashford is said to have been asked to try to lure James Maddison to Manchester United.

The Red Devils were heavily linked with a move for the Leicester City ace – and the Manchester Evening News claim United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer asked Rashford and Jesse Lingard to try to entice Maddison to Old Trafford when they were on England duty together, before Solskjaer chose to pursue Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish instead.

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Premier League prize money: How much cash City can expect to bank

Leicester City might have missed out on a place in the Champions League, but will still earn a decent amount in TV rights cash and merit money from the Premier League.

After months of occupying a spot in the top four, Brendan Rodgers’ side were overtaken in the final week of the campaign, finishing fifth after a final-day defeat to rivals Manchester United.

But the blow of bowing out at the last will no doubt be softened by a bumper payment from the top flight.

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