Brendan Rodgers insists he’s relaxed about Youri Tielemans’ future whereas talks over a brand new deal for the Leicester midfielder proceed.
Tielemans, 24, told Sky Sports News he is “keeping his options open”, together with his present deal because of expire in 2023.
Rodgers stated in February he needed to maintain the Belgium worldwide, who joined for a club-record £35m from Monaco in 2019, on the Foxes long run.
“There isn’t any drama with it. It is simply the truth of the state of affairs,” stated Rodgers.
“It solely turns into an issue to me if there is a lack of dedication or there’s not the identical depth however that is by no means been the case with Youri.
“It is pure, he’s a really gifted participant who’s in discussions with the membership and we’ll see the place that takes us.
“I don’t know [why it is dragging on], I think about the soccer and ensuring he’s one of the best participant he could be, giving him the help, setting and tradition to be that.
“He’s a top-class skilled and a pleasure to work with and whereas he’s right here – for nonetheless lengthy that’s – he’ll all the time give and I’ll all the time give one of the best to his growth.”
Leicester start their Europa League marketing campaign on the King Energy Stadium on Thursday towards Napoli, who’ve gained all three of their Serie A matches this season and beat Juventus on Saturday.
Two consecutive fifth-placed finishes within the Premier League and a primary FA Cup triumph in Could has raised expectations with captain Kasper Schmeichel in search of extra progress.
“We’re in an excellent place, we’ve got had a whole lot of current success however which means you’ve a option to make. Are you content material with that or do you need to progress and transfer on? the goalkeeper stated.
“That is what this membership desires to do. The membership continues to point out it within the backing of the coaching floor, the growth of the stadium and the switch market.
“The membership is all the time seeking to enhance. That is a very powerful factor to me, when you’re in an organisation which has had success the starvation continues to be there.
“You can not develop into complacent and timid. That is whenever you take the foot off the fuel. We have now all the time acquired to be in search of what’s subsequent. We will not use the previous for something, that previous is completed.
“There are various steps we are able to nonetheless take, we want to enhance every single day and this season is one other alternative.”