Leicester dismissed Youri Tielemans turned down a new contract

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Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed rumors that Youri Tielemans has turned down a new contract at the club.

The Belgian national team midfielder has a contract with blue fox. Until the middle of 2023 only. And in the past the club tried to negotiate a new contract with the players.  Which is waiting for the response of the person

Yet, news has emerged that the 24-year-old midfielder. He has refused a contract extension. Causing a reporter to bring this matter to inquire with ‘Birod’ about the latest progress in the contract extension with Tielemans. 

“It’s been reported. But there is no story that a player has refused a contract,” Rodgers said.

“I think there was discussion between the club and Yuri’s representatives. I think the club is waiting to hear from the players. But that’s something I can’t control.  What I can control is his mental state, his involvement in the team and you can’t question that.

Tielemans joined the club from Monaco in 2019 for a fee of over 40 million pounds. After having a good season on loan. The midfielder has done an excellent job that has been praised by the media and fans.

However, with the contract being in the vague phase, there is news that many Both English and European clubs have shown interest in the midfielder.

Contract offer ‘rejected’

City’s contract offer to Tielemans has been ‘rejected’ according to 90min.

The report claims that Tielemans ‘continues to weigh up his options’ over his future and is ‘showing no inclination’ to extend his current deal at the King Power Stadium.

Talks over a new contract have been ongoing for some time, with a number of clubs said to be keeping an eye on the situation.

It is said that Tielemans is ‘happy’ at Leicester. This is grateful for the opportunity the club has given him. He is keen to play Champions League football.

The report goes on to say that City ‘have faith’ that Rodgers will be able to persuade the midfielder that his future lies at the King Power Stadium.