Premier League side Leicester City are interested in Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis in January, according to the Daily Mirror.

Brendan Rodgers is looking to strengthen his Foxes squad when the transfer window reopens, as he looks to consolidate their position among the Champions League places.

One area he has identified where improvements can be made to his personnel is up front, where competition for Jamie Vardy looks like being a priority for the former Liverpool and Celtic boss.

The striker currently leads the Premier League goalscoring charts, but with Kelechi Iheanacho never truly convincing since joining the Foxes, and Ayoze Perez playing in a wider forward position, having another attacker at the club is high up on the wish list of the King Power Stadium coach.

Dennis has three goals in nine league appearances for his Belgian club this season, and also notched twice against Real Madrid in the Champions League earlier in the campaign.

He lined up for Brugge against Paris Saint-Germain in that competition on Wednesday evening, and although he wasn’t on the score sheet in that outing, he did nothing to sway the many admirers he has been attracting.

The Belgian powerhouse are likely to want somewhere in the region of £20 million for the 21-year-old, and with plenty of potential improvement in him, and Rodgers being the best coach to get it out of him, that is a fee the Foxes are expected to be willing to pay.

Leicester are currently in a wonderful position in the Premier League, setting records and winning plenty of matches, but should anything happen to Vardy in terms of an injury, they may be forced to slow down.

The Foxes are still fighting on three fronts this term, so attracting another forward to push the former England man would appear a sensible move on their part.


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