James Maddison could now reportedly prefer to move to Newcastle United to a switch to Tottenham Hotspur.
According to The Daily Mail, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United are interested in signing James Maddison from Leicester City in the summer transfer window.The report has claimed that initially Maddison would have preferred to a move to Tottenham.
However, there is now “a feeling that may have changed given Newcastle’s Champions League qualification and Tottenham’s decline”.
The report has added that “the prospect of working with Howe is said to be a key attraction” for Maddison, described as as “an incredible player” by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola in The Manchester Evening News in June 2019
Leicester want £60 million for the 26-year-old England international playmaker, according to The Daily Mail.Newcastle United or Tottenham Hotspur for James Maddison?
In our view, it would be tough for Leicester City playmaker James Maddison to pick between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur.
Both Tottenham and Newcastle are big clubs.
And while Newcastle will play in the UEFA Champions League next season, Spurs regularly compete for the Premier League top four.
Tottenham need a player like Maddison who can create chances from midfield.
The prospect of seeing Maddison create chances for star striker Harry Kane must be hugely exciting for Tottenham fans.
Maddison made 28 starts and two substitute appearances in the Premier League for Tottenham this past season.
The playmaker scored 10 goals and gave nine assists in those games.