>
My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

James Maddison admits Leicester title triumph had big influence

James Maddison admits Leicester City's title triumph was an influence on his decision to move to the King Power stadium.

The midfielder's move from Norwich City was rubberstamped yesterday.

He said, "I thought long and hard about it. I had a good chat with my family and my agent. I've got a really tight-knit family so I sat down with my mum, my dad and my agent and went through everything.

"Leicester seemed like the right fit for me. I've got a good feel about the Club and I just can't ignore that in my head and my heart. I felt like this was the right place for me to be.

"It's been such a successful club and you can't ignore the Premier League title win [in 2016].

"I know that probably gets spoken about a lot in these parts but even as an outsider watching that I was urging Leicester to go on and win it.

"It's an ambitious club, speaking to all of those behind the scenes here I just can't wait to get started."

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?