Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Mattock Stuns City

Mattock Stuns City

Leicester City left back Joe Mattock has stunned the club by handing in a transfer request, declaring that he wants a move 'as soon as possible'.

The 19-year-old is understood to be the subject of a bid from Championship rivals West Brom, with manager Roberto Di Matteo understood to be interested in the left-back according to Sky Sports.

Mattock has so far made an impressive 70 appearances for City to date, after breaking into the first team at 17 from the club's youth academy.

Manager Nigel Pearson is said to have 'strong feelings' on the matter, indicating that he is far from happy at Mattock's decision to leave the club.

"It's a situation that has been driven by him. In terms of confirming where he goes and for how much, I can't do that, but I'd expect it to be resolved shortly.

I like to deal with people straight up. I don't like it when the player rings the chairman when we are playing a pre-season game to ask to leave when he is out of the country on international duty".


With a move to the Baggies almost inveitable now, chairman Milan Mandaric will certainly hold out for a significant fee for the player. Mattock was the subject of Premier League interest two seasons ago, but bids were rejected at the time.

You can follow this story as it happens right here on Vital Leicester.



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

Writer:JBFox
Date:Thursday August 6 2009
Time: 4:55PM

Comments

0
Interesting turn of events?
Our Kids Dad
06/08/2009 17:19:00
0
Bit annoying really, but as long as we get a decent fee I'm alright with it. He's not even that good!
Jb_lcfc
06/08/2009 17:23:00
0
leaves it 2 days before the season starts, could of understood it if it was a prem team, unbelievable, any respect i had for you joe has just gone out the window, leicester lad my ass
lcfc4eva
06/08/2009 23:32:00
0
Joe who?
ruweller
11/08/2009 12:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Shakespeare Wants More From Vardy

In the build up to the Arsenal tie later this evening, Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare obviously faced questions about Jamie Vardy and the potential Arsenal...

Simpson - We'll Finish On A High

Right back Danny Simpson has said that Leicester City are intent on ending the campaign on a high, starting with tonight's match against Arsenal.

Shakespeare Looks for Arsenal Win

Manager Craig Shakespeare's full pre Arsenal press conference is now out, and he's looking for Leicester City to continue to end the season strongly...

Vital Preview - Premier League, 25th-27th April 17

The 2016-17 season continues with some games this midweek. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Arsenal v Leicester City
Suggested By:
Leicester win0%
Arsenal win100%
Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 33 25 3 5 78 40
2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 32 11 7 14 40 -5
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 33 11 5 17 38 -7
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 26 2017 7:45PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 6 2017 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 13 2017 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 21 2017 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Aug 7 2017 12:00AM : Manchester United (H)
Community Shield
The Vital Football Members League