TRANSFER UPDATE: Ranieri Set To Be Offered New Contract As Sanchez, Nainggolan Also Feature

Leicester City will hold talks with manager Claudio Ranieri over a new contract at the end of the season.

Claudio Ranieri is set to be rewarded for his heroics this season with a new contract
Claudio Ranieri is set to be rewarded for his heroics this season with a new contract

The Italian, who has guided the Foxes to their first ever Premier League title in his first season, signed a three-year contract to succeed Nigel Pearson last summer.The champions are keen to tie down their key players to new deals as they begin a summer of strengthening and vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha has confirmed a new deal for Ranieri is part of their plans.

West Ham United are considering an audacious £25m move for Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, 29. Manchester United are lining up a £25m summer move for 23-year-old Real Madrid and France defender Raphael Varane. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has been spotted having lunch with former United boss Sir Alex Ferguson in London, sparking speculation the Argentine could be heading for Old Trafford this summer. Arsenal are closing in on the signing of midfielder Granit Xhaka, with a £33.8m bid ready to be made and the 23-year-old’s club Borussia Monchengladbach looking for a replacement.Chelsea have had a £23m bid plus performance-related bonuses for midfielder Radja Nainggolan, 28, rejected by Italian club Roma.Swansea City are considering a return for 27-year-old Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, who has made just 15 Premier League starts since leaving Wales for the Etihad Stadium in January 2015.

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And finally, Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard, 23, could be named in England’s Euro 2016 squad following the knee injury to Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck while information from the Emirates indicates Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 27 could end his two-year stay with the club this summer, with Serie A champions Juventus leading the race for the Chile international’s signature.

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