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Leicester City are reportedly set to make a 3rd huge push to secure the signing of main defender James Tarkowski from Burnley.

The Foxes have actually been linked with the 28-year-old for several seasons, though the Clarets have actually always held company and made their position clear in the transfer window.

But Tarkowski is now entering the final 12 months of his contract at Turf Moor and Brendan Rodgers’ side are now ‘significantly confident’ of covering up a deal for their long-lasting target, according to the Mirror.

© Offered by Daily Mail Leicester City are set to make a 3rd push to lastly wrap up an offer for James Tarkowski

Burnley have securely held their ground in the previous two transfer windows but time now seems going out to keep their star male.

It is reported that Tarkowski is aiming to carry on in order to further his England prospects and become a routine in the Three Lions t-shirt for Gareth Southgate.

Leicester are wanting to expand their choices in the back line, with veteran defender Jonny Evans pertaining to the lasts of his career.

The Northern Irishman recently signed fresh terms on an agreement running until the end of the 2022-23 season, when he will be 35.

© Supplied by Daily Mail It is reported that Brendan Rodgers and Leicester are ‘confident’ of finally binding the offer © Supplied by Daily Mail Tarkowski (best) is stated to be in favour of a transfer to assist improve his England qualifications

Leicester also have the extremely appealing Wesley Fofana and Caglar Soyuncu in their ranks. Soyuncu has struggled this season with ongoing injury issues though.

A bidding war is however most likely to appear for Tarkowski’s services, with West Ham anticipated to as soon as again make their interest known.

Last September the Hammers had a quote in the region of ₤ 30m denied for Tarkowski, as Burnley insisted their male was going nowhere.

It was said that Burnley would have wanted to work out only if it ended up being clear a club was willing to go above and beyond and pay a huge premium for the Englishman.

© Offered by Daily Mail Leicester are wanting to include Tarkowski to the ranks alongside Caglar Soyuncu (right) and Co

. At the time Burnley manager Sean Dyche said: ‘Do players have a cost at any club? Yes, we’ve seen that throughout the entire of football.

‘ Ultimately a day comes if somebody’s going to strike a certain number then all clubs, not just Burnley Football Club, have to decide.

‘ If that comes then the chairman will make that decision. [But] we’re not in the company of getting rid of our finest players on the low-cost, that’s for sure. In a healthy way, we have actually had speculation on our players given that the first year I was here.’.

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