Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Foxes could move for Hatters striker Craddock

Foxes could move for Hatters striker Craddock

The Times' Gary Jacob has speculated that Leicester and Southampton have both been eyeing Luton Town forward Tom Craddock.

Craddock, who turns 23 in October, signed for Luton in January from Middlesbrough following a loan spell last season in League Two where he scored 10 goals from 27 appearances. After scoring twice on his debut against Grimsby, Craddock went on to win fame as a Wembley goalscorer, grabbing the second Hatters goal in their 3-2 Football League Trophy Final triumph over Scunthorpe United.

Although costing just £80,000 when signed in January, Craddock could command a fee around five times that amount given supposed rival interest from the newly-rich League One Saints.

Times journalist Jacob made the claim in a live transfer talk chat held on the newspaper's website this afternoon.

Leicester are in well-known need of another forward to bolster their attack, although the performance of new signings Dany N'Guessan and loanee Martyn Waghorn on the opening day of the league season against Swansea City have given manager Nigel Pearson much to consider.






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

Writer:NNFox
Date:Tuesday August 11 2009
Time: 6:27PM

Comments

0
You'll need more than five times his cost to Luton, probably more than ten times. It wouldn't be cost effective to move him on because the sell on clause by Middlesborough would take most of it.
scotty
11/08/2009 23:11:00
0
leave him be! Luton need all the help they can get!
merlin
14/08/2009 20:48:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Vital View - Premier League - 9th December 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 9th December.

Reactions - Newcastle v Leicester (9/12/17)

Following today's clash between Newcastle United and Leicester City, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Newcastle United v Leicester City

All the stats from Newcastle United (2) vs (3) Leicester City, St James' Park, 9/12/17 Att: 52,117

Newcastle v Leicester - Team Sheets - 9-12-17

Leicester go to St James' Park as the visitors to Newcastle for the latest Premier League game.

Leicester City Archived Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Southampton v Leicester City
Suggested By:
Leicester win0%
Southampton win0%
Draw0%
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)

Vital Football Comment