Leicester sign up with Rico Henry race amid West Brom transfer links
Left-back Rico Henry isn’t except admirers from the Premier League.
West Brom, Brighton and Leeds United have all been credited with an interest in the Brentford defender, who is presently getting ready for the new season in the Champion having actually impressed in the Bees side last term.
Now Leicester City have become the most current contenders for Henry’s signature, as they seek a replacement for the left Ben Chilwell.
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The England worldwide has actually left the King Power Stadium for huge spending Chelsea, in an offer that is set to deserve around ₤ 50m to the Foxes.
Brendan Rodgers has done his most current full-back transfer company in the Champion, having actually snapped up James Justin from Luton Town last summer season – now he’s being tipped to repeat that with Henry.
Injuries have wrecked Henry’s time in West London, till last season when he played frequently and pleased as Brentford simply fell short in their mission to reach the Premier League.
Failure to get promotion inevitably indicates that interest from leading flight clubs has actually installed when it concerns the star players in what is a gifted squad – and Henry enters into that classification.
Albion are admirers of Henry, who is Birmingham born and came through the ranks at nearby Walsall prior to following Dean Smith to Griffin Park.
They looked at Antonee Robinson of Wigan, though he has because transferred to Premier League rivals Fulham.
Speaking about Henry last month, Bees employer Thomas Frank detailed his intentions to keep his services amid such interest from above.
” Rico is among our most gifted players,” he explained.
” We all understand how challenging it is to discover great left-footed full-backs and wing-backs and he’s one of the most gifted in the department. So we definitely want to keep him longer term.”