Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Wellens Deal Nearing?

Wellens Deal Nearing?

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson could be closer to securing the services of Doncaster Rovers midfielder Richie Wellens, after Rovers' director of football Mickey Walker began preparations to replace the former-Manchester United player.

'There's one bid especially that's in there and Sean's (O'Driscoll) done that with the chairman and we've shown an interest in the boy Kilkenny at Leeds, a good footballer. This is a 'just-in-case' scenario because if Richie Wellens goes we need to bring someone in of that ilk or better and if we bring that boy in or somebody like that it will enhance the team'.

It is understood that the Foxes had a bid turned down for the midfielder around a month ago, but they are set to return with a fresh approach, thought to be worth around £1.5-2m.

It would probably be a deal that neither Doncaster or Wellens could turn down. The player is now 29, and could be looking for one last pay-day, whilst Doncaster, although reluctant, may be satisfied with receiving that kind of money for a player approaching 30.

Wellens was an integral part of Doncaster's Championship success last season, making an impressive total of 39 league starts.



For the very latest Championship odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:JBFox
Date:Tuesday June 23 2009
Time: 9:05PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Leicester City Articles

Chilwell's Best Moment Of 2016/17

Leicester City youngster Ben Chilwell has been giving his thoughts on last season and revealed what was for him, his highlight moment of the campaign of 2016/17.

West Brom Want £20m For Evans?

It was being reported yesterday that Leicester City were considering a bigger bid for West Bromwich Albion's Jonny Evans after our opening offer was reportedly rejected.

Shakespeare Wants Manchester City Youngster

It's again being reported that Leicester City are chasing Manchester City youngster Kelechi Iheanacho this summer.

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By:
Schmeichel8%
Simpson1%
Benalouane2%
Fuchs1%
Chilwell2%
Mahrez40%
Ndidi5%
King1%
Albrighton19%
Vardy7%
Slimani11%
Sub - Amartey1%
Sub - Gray2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Aug 7 2017 12:00AM : Manchester United (H)
Community Shield
Vital Football Comment